Stories From the Klamath Basin & Land of Lakes
Discover fascinating regional tales here:
- Is it true that balls of living snakes rolled down Main Street? Find out in Notes on early Water Use in the Klamath Basin.
- See wonderful historic photos of bears being naughty at Crater Lake National Park in Bears at Crater Lake.
- Have you ever wondered where meteorites go after they fall from the sky? Follow Erin Lange's detective work in determining the locations of Southern Oregon meteorites in The Klamath Falls Iron Meteorite.
Discover “Horst und Graben” in the Land of Lakes - Take a geological tour of the region with Steve Mark, Crater Lake Historican.
Crater Lake, The Most Wonderful Body of Water in the World - Charming 1873 description of Crater Lake in the New York Times.
Remembering Sucker Beer - Sucker Beer bottles are hard-to-find collector’s items by Lee Juillerat
Fallen Officer Remembered - The story of Deputy J.F Lewis and the incident of his death in Linkville by Lee Juillerat
1882 - Before There was Klamath County and Klamath Falls - When Klamath Falls was Linkville by Lee Juillerat
Celebrated Watercolorist Gunnar Widforss Painted at Crater Lake - Short Bio about Widforss by Steve Mark, Crater Lake Historian
Thunder in Crater Lake - Fascinating glimpse of the Sentry Flyover at Crater Lake by Ryan Bartholomew.
The Traveling Librarian - The Shaw Historical Librarian, Anne Hiller Clark, takes us on a fascinating tour of other archival libraries.
Tractor Cab Optional - Take a whisical tour through 100 years of farm equipment and farming with Third Generation Farmer Steve Kandra.
Modoc: The Tribe That Wouldn't Die (pdf) - Read a fascinating tale of Modac family history by Cheewa James. 2011 first runner up for the Western Writers of America Stirrup Award.
Steam Locomotive Memories - Photos and memories of the Southern Pacific Railroad in Merrill, Ca by Steve Kandra .
Meteorite Man - Photos and story about the meteroite discovered in Lakeview by Lee Juillerat.
The Klamath Falls Iron Meteorite (pdf) - Erin Lange's 1970 "Ore Bin" article about the history of fallen meteorites in Southern Oregon.
Bears at Crater Lake - Historic photos and story about the Bears at Crater Lake by Lee Juillerat.
Malin's 100th Anniversary - Historic photos from Malin's early days with text by Lee Juillerat.
A Brief Discussion of Klamath Basin Geology and Geography Related to Water Resources (pdf) by Anne Hiller Clark.
Notes on Early Water Use in the Klamath Basin (pdf) by Mark Clark and Earl D. Miller.