Continuing on the road with Olga Plog, August 16, 1924: They left Big Pines and made it to Crater Lake National Park. There's a postcard of the Crater Lake Lodge and a view of the very primitive road.
Learn how these features formed from the good folks at the Crater Lakes Institute.
Check back later to see where they spent the night.
I haven't looked at a map yet. Wondering, if Highway 97 was in existence in 1924 and what route they would have taken to Crater Lake.
L.E. on 18th March 2020 @ 7:29am
They sure made some pretty good time in just one day. Must have gotten up early to hit the road.
Thanks Arthur for the two a day photos of the Plog trip through Oregon. Helps a little with the adjustment to this quarantine.
nels on 18th March 2020 @ 7:58am
The route from the Dalles to Klamath Falls and on to California was one of the very early travel routes. I know it appears on early territorial maps, and they were probably following tribal trade routes.
ArthurB on 18th March 2020 @ 8:58am
Here's an 1860 map showing the major routes: https://oregonhistoryproject.org/media/uploads/bb011927_early_oregon.jpg
ArthurB on 18th March 2020 @ 10:22am
Cool map. Thanks.
L.E. on 18th March 2020 @ 11:57am