DB Cooper, a courteous middle-aged man disappeared, apparently by parachute, with a $200,000 ransom Wednesday night while a jetliner he hijacked was en route from Seattle to Reno.
When long-distance travel was a novelty, travelers were sure to send plenty of postcards to the folks back home, Here, see 15 different postcards views of Portland, Oregon, as it appeared in the the late ’30s and early ’40s.
Anita Shops was a small but popular shop for women’s clothes, starting in the ’50s through the ’70s. Here’s a look at some of their vintage fashions!
The movie ‘Stand By Me’ evokes childhood memories, condensing them into a remarkably realistic weekend excursion by four boys on the verge of their teens.
On May 18, 1980, an earthquake shook beneath Mount St. Helens in Washington, and triggered an enormous volcanic eruption. Here’s a look back.
The A-frame house design is a tried and true style, and was especially popular for second homes and vacation cabins in the ’60s. See several retro A-frames here!
See inside an old general store in Oregon that sold everything pioneers needed — from food to tools, shoes to stoves.
To Lewis and Clark belongs the credit for the discovery and exploration of The Oregon Country. They were the first white men, and excepting the narrowly ranging tribes of Indians, to traverse the country.
Take a look at a more than 20 vintage road maps below, apparently preserved for years in car gloveboxes across the nation!
Here are some sweet, small-town photos from the 4th of July parade, picnic and other carefree fun of the Independence Day celebrations in Vale, Oregon on July 4, 1941.
In this secret message of January 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson asked Congress for $2,500 to explore the West — all the way to the
Now you and your family can enjoy the finest in rail travel — all its comforts and conveniences… Now there’s no need to drive your car for economy’s sake. No need to fight traffic, to worry about where to stay overnight.
Run-DMC & The Beastie Boys Here’s a card announcing that Run-DMC & The Beastie Boys would be playing on June 15, 1987, at the Memorial