031 The Mossy Road: Summit Creek to Lindsey Creek (Milepost 2016 - Section C)

HCRH - Flowers Growing on Pavement
Lindsey Creek State Scenic Corridor. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Oregon. May 2, 2013.


View West From Proposed Overlook (2013)
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Oregon. November 1, 2013.
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12.13.14: Much work needs to be done on this section, and State Trail plans are in flux, including the proposal of a large viaduct from Summit Creek to the Mossy Road, bypassing earlier plans discussed here, and a dramatic rock cut at the east end of the Mossy Road...

Remnant of Northern HCRH Loop (2014)
Historic Columbia River Highway. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Oregon. January 3, 2014
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From Summit Creek, the original highway crossed to the loop in the above photo and then back again to continue its course to Lindsey Creek. Except for loop mostly blasted away above, the highway continues relatively intact through this area, as we shall see in the next segment.

East Shellrock, the Blasted Loop, and the Mossy Road fragments of the HCRH are visible in this Lidar image
DOGAMI LIDAR
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HCRH - Leafy Highway Surface
Believe it or not, there is pavement under all of that. Lindsey Creek State Scenic Corridor. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Oregon. May 2, 2013.

Detail - HCRH Wyeth to Viento - Mt. Hood - Edition of March 1913, Reprinted 1916
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/oregon/txu-pclmaps-topo-or-mount_hood-1911.jpg
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THE COLUMBIA RIVER HIGHWAY WEST OF LINDSAY IN HOOD RIVER COUNTY
Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission Covering the Period December 1st, 1916 to November 30th, 1918
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/35344/35344-h/35344-h.htm#Fig17

Hood River County 6, Lindsey, 1931 - CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
Page 010 - Township 2 N. Range 9 E., Lindsey, Shellrodk Mtn., Mt. Hood National Forest
Atlas: Hood River County 1931
State: Oregon
Metsker Maps 1931
Item # US1314916
Historic Map Works.
http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/1314916/Page+010+++Township+2+N++Range+9+E+++Lindsey++Shellrodk+Mtn+++Mt++Hood+National+Forest/Hood+River+County+1931/Oregon/

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