Department of Forestry Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Forest Type Maps

Map Roll 2
.25 cubic feet
Arrangement: none

Series documents a joint survey conducted by the Forestry Department and the United States Forest Service to determine types of forest cover on all Oregon lands. Records consist of four maps, each of which depict one-quarter of Oregon. The maps measure 66" by 42", have a scale of 1":4 miles, and use Lambert projection techniques. Maps include highways and roads, county boundaries, cities, rivers and lakes, physical features, and color coded forest type areas. Forest type descriptions include predominant tree type, percentage of trees, cutover lands, burned lands, old growth, and restocked lands.

Red Dot Maps


Forest Type Maps, 1936-1937

Record location:

Map Roll 2

Record type:





Forest Type Maps, State of Oregon, 1936. Shows types of forest vegetation. 36 x 52 in., scale: 1 inch to 4 miles, color print. Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Condition: map 1, poor, torn corner
1. Southwest Quarter of Oregon
2. Northwest Quarter of Oregon
3. Southeast Quarter of Oregon
4. Northeast Quarter of Oregon

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