Lava Butte,Newberry National Volcanic Monument

Lava Butte is a cinder cone located in central Oregon, ,  between the towns of Bend, Oregon, and Sunriver, Oregon. It is part of a system of small cinder cones on the northwest flank of Newberry Volcano, a massive shield volcano which rises to the southeast. The cinder cone is capped by a crater which […]

Ritner Covered Bridge, Oregon

  Ritner Creek bridge was the last covered bridge on an Oregon state highway. In 1976, the bridge was lifted from its foundation and relocated just downstream of its original site and replaced by a concrete bridge. The bridge was constructed in 1927 by Hamer and Curry Contractors to Oregon State Highway Commission plans. The […]

Wimer Covered Bridge, Oregon

Wimer Bridge, in the city of the same name, is the only covered bridge in Jackson county, Oregon that you can still drive through. The original Wimer Covered Bridge was built n 1892 by J.W. Osbourne but, in 1927, was totally replaced by Jason Hartman, then Jackson County bridge superintendent. Over the years the Evans […]