Then, as now, Oregon has a lot of North/South flyover traffic going between California and Portland/Seattle/Vancouver.
The above photo is from a collection of photos of forest lookouts in Oregon.
Here are 25 places to consider if you're thinking of a trip to the old Eastern Bloc. Tallinn, Estonia Head to the Estonian capital for “an alluring fusion of the medieval and the modern”, says Adrian Bridge.
He adds: “Tallinn contains one of the best-preserved old towns in Europe, with ancient city walls, cobbled alleyways and a score of spires and steeples — a legacy of an 850-year history that has included periods of (often unwelcome) rule by Danes, Swedes, Germans and Russians.
North Vancouver, 1989 Paris, March 31, 1983, Oli Bac Oregon, 1990, mdintenfass 1986, March 8. 1988, Prague pre-1981 – Plates 173 and 174 from “A Field guide to the Atmosphere“, by Schaefer and Day 1977 Michigan – a single persistent contrail cuts the sky, through some rippled clouds. 1972, From the book , by Richard Scorer 1970 – Photo of a stop sign with a persistent and spreading contrail. I’m not sure of the source or accuracy of the date.
1967 – Plate 113 from Cloud Studies in Colour Richard Scorer and Harry Wexler.
The east is often cheaper and offers destinations and sights off the beaten path.
Here’s some from 1990, taken by a tourist in Washington DC: New York, 1994, New York, July 1, 1992 Persisting and Spreading Contrail.
Mt Hood, Oregon, October 1964, Ed’s JG Photos Mt Hood, July 15th 1985, Rob De Graff Mt Shasta, 1989, Taylor Sherman 1995, Mirror Lake, Oregon 1991, Oregon, Coos Bay, Jonathan Harel 1985. Mt Whitney, California Arizona, September 1988 Mount Adams, September 1987. Echo_29, Nigh time contrails cas shadows on the clouds.
Here as so often in American history the railroads brought a new political and economic impulse.
In the year 1854 a new railroad had been built, the Camden & Atlantic Railroad, connecting the big East coast lines running through Philadelphia with the newly opened seashore resort Atlantic City. It could not exist exclusively on the summer seashore traffic.
However, this alone does not account for the fact that Egg Harbor City was planned as a pure German town and that this project soon became known to German-Americans all over the country.