Road Trip!

It seems like they&#8217ve packed up the aged Chalmers Motor Firm auto for a camping journey.  This is from the Thompson household album, and that may perhaps be Earl Franz at the wheel. The date is a little bit perplexing. 

“The Wind Does Blow”

I believe that this is Alta (Walter) Might herself, demonstrating that Hood River wind is not constantly welcome at official gatherings.  This was circa 1940. The publish &#8220The Wind Does Blow&#8221 appeared initial on The Historical past Museum of Hood

Dick Edstrom

I&#8217ll bet we can learn additional about the issue of this photo, Dick Edstrom.  It&#8217s from a assortment of looses pictures in the Hood River News assortment, most relationship from the late 1950s.  We know from this edition of the

Sunday Lawn Mowing

It looks like George Thomson is mowing the lawn in his Sunday very best.  Their property was on the corner of 9th and Cascade, diagonally throughout from the previous armory building.  I assume it might have been the most significant

“The Imp Inn”

These gents seem to be to be taking pleasure in a tenting vacation in the woods, though I wouldn&#8217t say they are roughing it. It seems like they have plenty of big canvas tents for absolutely everyone to have their

Ice Cream and a Haircut?

That&#8217s Ken Jernstedt, one particular of Hood River&#8217s most notable citizens, feeding on an ice product cone when apparently receiving a haircut by Bill Robinson.  I can&#8217t uncover any biographical facts about Bill Robinson, but you can browse about Ken

“Barlow Monument”

Alta Walter captured this impression captioned &#8220Barlow Monument&#8221 on a 1920s excursion along the newly designed Mt. Hood Loop Freeway.  It commemorates an even previously street, the Barlow Street made use of by emigrants to Oregon Territory.  I didn&#8217t recognize

Did Someone Lose a Contact Lens?

I don&#8217t know exactly what is likely in in this article, but it doesn&#8217t seriously make any difference.  Other photos in the album show the Thomsons took a family members trip to the Oregon Coastline, circa 1912.  Whatsoever they&#8217re on

Two Gauges?

We haven&#8217t had a railroad mystery for a even though. These women are at the east facet of the OR&N Co. mainline railroad bridge across the Hood River.  You  can see the again of the big Fashion Garage Developing at

White River Picnic Area

This impression of a picnic spot at the White River together the Columbia River Freeway arrives from the Dr. Ruth (Hanna) Barnett assortment.  I can&#8217t rather form out the generations, but I believe that Ruth and her mother are in