Fishing trip 1913, McNamer Camp


Fishing trip 1913, McNamer Camp


Group of men in front of a wood building in the woods with a buggy and a team with a wagon. The men wear casual clothes, pants or overalls, sweaters, and hats. One man has a rifle, and another carries a wicker fishing creel. The man holding the buggy horse's bridle wears a dark shirt with buttoned 'shield' front. buggy is single horse, four-wheeled, and a second wicker fishing creel and a lantern are fastened on a shelf on the back. The wagon appears to have a canvas covered load filling the bed and is pulled by a two-horse team, but is otherwise obscured. In the background, the cabin is gabled with an elongated roofline on the left which covers a second section. The main section has an open door and sliding windows on either side of it; a third sliding window is set in the second portion. The ground is muddy, and a steep hill with timber and brush rises in the background.
[Back] This was old McNamer Cabin 40 miles east of Tillamook on old stage coach road, in 1913. Residents had to climb about 20 miles of sigzag [sic] to get over hill from Gales Creek. This was some time before Wilson River Highway was built. In picture are (from left) Herman Liebenow and Gus Ruecker both from Hillsboro, W P Hamelen of Cornelius, Dick Watson of Buxton, Fred Wonder [?] of Portland, John Behrman of Cornelius, Bill Simpson of Portland, Ed Stephens of Buxton, and Millie Worthington of Oswego. In wagon is Roy Benefield of Manning. Stout man is R.T. Simpson of Buxton, father of Bob Simpson of Forest Grove, who owns this picture. Simpson sold his horse and buggy in 1913. Picture was taken by Shorty Behrman. Fishing trip 1913 McNamer Camp on Wilson River

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