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Oregon State Planning Board Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Highway Development Records

1935-1939
Box 17
.45 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject or function

Series documents the research and recommendations of the Oregon State Planning Board concerning the development of highways in Oregon. Records include correspondence, maps, resolutions, legislation, proposals, black and white photographs, reports, questionnaires, and minutes.

Topics include mine to market roads; highway development along the Columbia River Gorge, Wilson River, and Wolf Creek from Portland to the coast; legislation against billboards and other "scenic nuisances;" the definition of natural beauty concerning highways; and the protection of roadsides including the limitation of roadside logging.

Folder titles and dates


Red Dot Separated Maps:

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Highway Project Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/2

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

5

Description:

4 maps of the Columbia River Highway.

1 map of the Wilson River Road.

 

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Oregon Roadside Council Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/4

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

2

Description:

1 map of Wilson River Road.

1 map of Oregon primary and secondary roads.

 

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Roadside Protection of Crater Lake Highway Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/9

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Map

# of records:

1

Description:

Map of Crater Lake Road.


Red Dot Separated Photographs:

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Oregon Roadside Council Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/4

Transferred to:

Oregon State Planning Board Photograph Box

Record type:

Photographs

# of records:

4

Description:

Photographs showing the contrasts of road running through logged and unlogged terrain.


Red Dot Separated Tables:

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Highway Project Records

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/2

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Tables

# of records:

9

Description:

Tables showing highway development costs, employment, length, etc.

 

Series title:

Highway Development Records

Folder title:

Preservation of Oregon Roadside Timber Report

Removed from:

Box/folder: 17/5

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Table

# of records:

1

Description:

Summary of roadside timber.

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