The 6th Annual Antique Car Tour will be July 11. We will have 19 cars and one motorcycle. We have...
“You have in the Columbia Highway the most remarkable engineering in the United States, which for scenic grandeur is not equaled anywhere.”
“…the highway is a religion, a work of art to be given the devotion of a lifetime.”
Mark Woodruff, The Oregonian, 1916
“The people of Oregon country have built this great highway for agricultural and commercial pursuits, as well as for the enjoyment of the beautiful and grand in nature.”
Samuel C. Lancaster
If all Americans knew of Oregon’s natural wonders fewer would go to Europe in quest of scenic beauty.
-Cross & Dimmitt, The Columbia River Highway: America’s Greatest Scenic Drive (ca. 1920)
The Troutdale Historical Society has developed a new exhibit titled “King of Roads – Byway of the People”. It will...