1906 Hitching Park

This is the Hitching Park as it was in 1906 when the hitching park was established and the posts in front of the stores removed.  

1906 Train Derailment

In the early years, communities along a railway line occasionally witnessed a train wreck or derailment, and the Oregon area was no exception.

Sylvanus Trow

SYLVANUS TROW, of Oregon, was born in Brooklyn, Green County, October 20, 1852. His parents, Edward and Sarah (Evans) Trow, natives of Wales, came to America in 1845 and settled in Brooklyn where he and his wife spent the remainder of their lives, and where both died. Of their family, five sons and one daughter survive them.

Fred Tibbit

Fred Tibbit, a prosperous farmer of Dunn township and a defender of the flag in the Civil War days, is of English birth, the place and date of his nativity having been Norfolkshire, England, December 27, 1848.

James B. Stone

JAMES B. STONE, a retired farmer of Oregon, was born March 27, 1826, on the Isle of Wight, both of his parents, Jonathan and Harriet (Dore) Stone, being natives of that island.

A.T. Stevens

A. T. STEVENS, of Oregon, was born December 25, 1830, in Bradford county, Pa. His parents were A. B. Stevens, a native of Connecticut, and Lucy (Taylor) Stevens, who was born in New York.

Ransford W. Speer

RANSFORD W. SPEER of the town of Rutland, is a well-known farmer of American birth.

Nels Sorrenson

NELS SORRENSON, of Oregon, was born in Denmark, November 21, 1871. He is the son of Soren and Anna Sorrenson, natives of Denmark. His father is a farmer and still living, but his mother is dead. They had a family of six sons, four of whom live in the United States and two are still in Denmark.