Wasco County (Or.)

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45.16005, -121.16815 Map of Wasco County (Or.)

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Ranch at 15 Mile Creek, Oregon

Photograph of a ranch at 15 Mile Creek, taken November 18, 1946. A dry landscape surrounds a cluster of buildings and trees at the base of a hill. Handwritten note on back reads, "Nov. 18, 1946. 15 Mile Creek, app. 15 mi. east of The Dalles, so. of Celilo Falls."

Yasutome family

Oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth [Sound Recording 1]

Reel 1. This oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth was conducted by Jack P. Steiwer at Silvertooth's store in Antelope, Oregon, around 1970. In this interview, Silvertooth discusses the history of Antelope and the Wasco County area. He talks about his family background and early life in Antelope in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He talks about the businesses he owned in Antelope, particularly the Idle Hours Tavern and a museum that burned down in 1964. He also briefly talks about his unsuccessful campaign for the Oregon Legislature. He speaks about homesteaders in the area, sheep and cattle ranching, and some of the families that lived in the area. Silvertooth tells a story about a bar brawl in his tavern; talks about some of the items in his store where the interview took place; and shares his memories of early automobiles and railroad lines in the area. He also talks about the origins of place names in Wasco County. He closes the interview by discussing running his tavern during Prohibition.

Silvertooth, John A. (John Addison), 1885-1972

Oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth

  • SR 463
  • Collection
  • 1970

This oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth was conducted by Jack P. Steiwer at Silvertooth's store in Antelope, Oregon, around 1970. In this interview, Silvertooth discusses the history of Antelope and the Wasco County area. He talks about his family background and early life in Antelope in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He talks about the businesses he owned in Antelope, particularly the Idle Hours Tavern and a museum that burned down in 1964. He also briefly talks about his unsuccessful campaign for the Oregon Legislature. He speaks about homesteaders in the area, sheep and cattle ranching, and some of the families that lived in the area. Silvertooth tells a story about a bar brawl in his tavern; talks about some of the items in his store where the interview took place; and shares his memories of early automobiles and railroad lines in the area. He also talks about the origins of place names in Wasco County. He closes the interview by discussing running his tavern during Prohibition.

Silvertooth, John A. (John Addison), 1885-1972

Cliffs Near North Junction, Oregon

Photograph of a mountain in the desert, likely in North Junction in Wasco County, Oregon. There are several cliffs and rock formations on the slope of the mountain. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Cliffs, N. Junction." Stamp on the back of the print indicates a 1911 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Oregon Trunk Railway Tracks in the Deschutes River Canyon, Oregon

Photograph showing the railroad tracks of the Oregon Trunk Railway running alongside the Deschutes River in the Deschutes River Canyon near Oakbrook, Wasco County, Oregon. Taken from the side of the railroad track, looking across the river at the canyon. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Deschutes River Canyon and Oregon Trunk Ry. track. Down river of Mr. S. of Oakbrook, Oregon." Stamp on the front of the print reads, "Kiser Photo Co., Portland, Or."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Oregon Trunk Railway Tracks in the Deschutes River Canyon, Oregon

Photograph showing the railroad tracks of the Oregon Trunk Railway running alongside the Deschutes River in the Deschutes River Canyon in Wasco County. Taken from a ridge partway up the canyon. Handwriting on the back reads, "Oregon Trunk Railway, Deschutes River Canyon, 1910." Stamp on the front indicates a 1910 copyright by Kiser Photo Co.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)