Shaniko, Oregon community that is largely a ghost town that also includes a few small businesses serving curious travelers who come upon it in the middle of remote Wasco County. The town was built, beginning in 1898, to serve a railroad that shipped thousands of sheep to market from surrounding farms in the Central Oregon Valley.
Fort Dalles about 1890.
Fort Dalles – Last Hurdle on the Oregon Trail
Fort Klamath – Fighting the Modocs
Riddle Brothers Ranch – Pioneer Homestead
Shaniko – Wool Capitol of the World
Sumpter – Queen City Ghost Town
Sailors’ Diggings and the Triskitt Gang’s Lost Loot
Waldo-Sailors Diggings, Oregon, in the 1890s
Ghost Town Photo Gallery
Ghost Towns Across America
Ghost Towns Across America Facebook Page
What is a Ghost Town?