Rurex Cabin Ruins

A Secret Idaho Ghost Town

There is a ghost town in the forest of North Central Idaho that I didn’t know existed.   I found it while exploring a small forest road that was overgrown, steep and a little scary.  I even had to move a small tree out of the road to get through.  What I found was so cool though.

sumpter valley railroad

Historic Sumpter Valley – Sumpter Oregon

In the summer months,  you can take a ride on the Sumpter Valley Railroad and feel like you have stepped back in time.  Riding on a steam train is an experience that I really enjoy.  The Sumpter Valley Railroad operates in the warmer weather and has a few trips in the fall and for Christmas.  My plan was to go for a ride and get

oregon trail

The Oregon Trail – Baker City Oregon

While exploring Eastern Oregon I discovered The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.  I was at breakfast in Baker City and I picked up a visitor guide to look at while I waited.  The guide had an ad for the interpretive center that caught my attention, so I decided to check it out.  On the way up the mountain I was treated to a beautiful view of