Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

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joob
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Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by joob » September 20th, 2022, 10:24 am

I find no mention of a cabin in the area on historic topos, unlike the nearby stone shelters.
Who knows the history or has a link to more info? I assume it's a CCC era building.
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Re: Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by retired jerry » September 20th, 2022, 10:34 am

looks like the Sandy River Guard Station

they used to have people that stayed there to help hikers

it's been rotting away for years

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Re: Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by joob » September 20th, 2022, 10:42 am

I expected you to comment, thanks for the info!!

Looks like the roof has caved in since 2018. That it was registered as a Historic Place in 2009 and it was being advocated for as among the most endangered places in Oregon, in 2018 by Restore Oregon. Too bad it's in collapsed shape.

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Re: Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by johnspeth » September 20th, 2022, 10:49 am

Info on OH here.

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Re: Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by justpeachy » September 20th, 2022, 10:58 am

The Mt. Hood National Forest does not support having structures in wilderness areas, even if they pre-date the wilderness designation, and therefore has let this building fall to pieces. This building actually been put on the National Register of Historic Places. You can see information and history on the nomination form, which is linked on the right left side of this page: https://heritagedata.prd.state.or.us/hi ... lay=654439

Tom Kloster wrote about this guard station back in 2014:

https://wyeastblog.org/2014/08/30/a-tal ... -part-one/

https://wyeastblog.org/2014/09/29/a-tal ... -part-two/

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Re: Found a Cabin in the Ramona Falls, Sandy River area.

Post by CyrusK. » September 22nd, 2022, 11:53 am

Man, sad to see it all collapsed

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