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Cross section of dog skull
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Museum Vrolik

An anatomical collection dedicated to human mutants.
52.2954, 4.9590
Cemetery entrance
Astoria, Oregon

Astoria Pioneer Cemetery

This graveyard is the eternal home of many brave pioneers who settled the Great Northwest.
46.1815, -123.8271
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Twin Rocks

Two massive rock outcroppings on the Oregon coastline.
45.5974, -123.9597
Bunkers looking North (I-84 view)
Hermiston, Oregon

Umatilla Chemical Depot

A stunning landscape with bunker after bunker of chemical weapons as far as the eye can see.
45.8082, -119.4001
Stevenson, Washington

Beacon Rock

An extraordinary mixture of natural beauty and man-made phenomena.
45.6286, -122.0222
Willamette Falls, second largest (by volume) in the US
Oregon City, Oregon

Willamette Falls

The second largest waterfall by volume in the US, Willamette Falls is outdone only by Niagara in the amount of water that is pushes northward.
45.3516, -122.6190
Mount Hood
Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.
45.5381, -121.5672
Crater Lake, Oregon

Old Man of the Lake

A vertically floating hemlock controls the waves and weather at Crater Lake.
42.9446, -122.1092
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
45.5318, -122.2913
Nobuo Fujita's Sword
Brookings, Oregon

Nobuo Fujita's Sword

As a show of peace, a Japanese naval pilot gifted his 400-year-old Samurai sword to the Oregon town he bombed.
42.0527, -124.2793
Mitchell Shoe Tree
Mitchell, Oregon

Mitchell Shoe Tree

Make it an offering.
44.5531, -119.8002
Mitchell, Oregon

Painted Hills

Oregon's unexpected high desert, displaying layers of time in a colorful show.
44.6617, -120.2454
Pittock Mansion
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers.
45.5252, -122.7163
Paul Bunyan Statue
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
45.5840, -122.6866
The shipwrecked Mary D. Hume and the Patterson Bridge of Highway 101.
Gold Beach, Oregon

The Wreck of the Mary D. Hume

This historic steamboat is scuttled just a few hundred feet from where it was built over a hundred years ago.
42.4223, -124.4174
Antelope, Oregon

Rajneesh Invasion Plaque

Post office plaque commemorates local resistance to a cult invasion.
44.9100, -120.7226
Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria Column

A Roman style column in Oregon hides a spiral staircase inside.
46.1814, -123.8175
The museum as seen from the road.
McMinnville, Oregon

Evergreen Aviation Museum

Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose.
45.2037, -123.1415
Looking over the gorge and Columbia River
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
45.5396, -122.2443
Oregon City Municipal Elevator 1940's (photo from Oregon City website)
Oregon City, Oregon

Oregon City Municipal Elevator

Home to the only municipal elevator in the United States.
45.3569, -122.6077
Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
45.9031, -123.9610
Fort Rock, Oregon

Fort Rock

A volcanic landmark located on an Ice age lake bed.
43.3745, -121.0698
(Flickr/samgrover)
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
45.5156, -122.6792
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Old Fort Road Gravity Hill

This strange hill on Old Fort Road where gravity works in reverse has been fascinating locals for years.
42.2517, -121.7426