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1911 OREGON & CALIFORNIA WAGON ROAD

I. PURPOSE (text introducing history project)
 
II. OREGON & CALIFORNIA WAGON ROAD SURVEY AT GRAVE MOUNTAINS : 1911
 
A. 1911 Josephine County Commissioners Journal: Surveyed Road On Grave Creek Mountain From Sexton’s Ranch North To Grave Post Office
 
(1 page) 1. Change Oregon & California Wagon Road in Sec 27-34-6. Also Sec. 14-22 & 23 - Twp 34S. R6W, WM: Page 49, Volume 5.
 
a) September 9, 1911 - Page 289 (1 paragraph of text)
b) September 16, 2011 ??
c) September 18, 2011 ??
d) September 13 - October 3, 1911 ??
b) October 6, 1911 - Page 293 (1 paragraph of text)
c) November 4, 1911 - Page 298 (1 paragraph of text)
d) December 6, 1911 - Page 300 (1 paragraph of text)
 
(Jim Ford’s notes: See RV Book 3P, 19-21 & copies in file. (Old N. Pac. Hwy, 34-6, S. 27, 23, 22, 14; No vacation???)
 
(3 pages) 2. Field Notes From Road Viewers Book #3
a) Grants Pass, Oregon Oct. 3, 1911
(1) Field Notes of Change of Road Over Grave Mountain: Filed and entered Oct. 7, 1911 with Josephine County Clerk
(2) South Side of Grave Mountain
(3) North Side of Grave Mountain
 
B. Analysis
 
1. Project Measurements & Calculations
2. Locations
3. Distances
 
III. RESOURCES
 
A. USGS Bench Marks
 
IV. SMITH HILL PASS
 
A. General Description Of Smith Hill Pass
B. Original Smith Hill Pass Elevation
C. Smith Hill/Sexton Pass Highway Cuts
D. Sexton Mountain Pass: 2015
 
VI. DOCUMENTATION
 
A. Methodologies
 
1. BLM Geographic Coordinate Data Base: User’s Guide
2. OCTA Met Manual
 
C. Analysis
 
1874 1874 Survey Analysis Memorandum by Bob Chard, Engineering Technician III, Josephine County Public Works: July 11, 1997
2013 Very Draft April 10, 2013 Oregon & California Wagon Road Survey Notes: 1911
2015 Very Draft April 17, 2013 updated January 22, 2015 Plain Meaning of 1911 Oregon & California Wagon Road Survey Notes
 
D. Minutes
 
11/12/14 1a. HETC Field Trip: November 12, 2014
11/12/14 1b. HETC Field Trip - Whitall Tatum Co. No. 1 Insulator Found At Location of 1911 Road in the Draw of Garbers Pass: November 12, 2014
02/09/15 HETC Office Meeting: February 9, 2015
03/23/15 HETC Field Trip: March 23, 2015
 
E. Papers
 
1. Very Draft November 2014, The Importance Of The 1911 Road
2. Very Draft February 9, 2015, The Importance Of The 1911 Road
 
VII. SUMMARY
 
VIII. AUTHORS
 
Appendices
 
Appendix A.
 
Analysis Maps
 
Map 1.  Old Smith Hill Pass Of Applegate Trail: 1901 - 1902
Map 2.  Old Smith Homestead At Smith Hill Pass: 1940
Map 3.  County Roads South Of Smith Hill Pass: 1940
Map 4.  1911 Road Survey Plot Map
 
Government Maps
 
1923 USGS Oregon Riddle Quadrangle (1901 - 1902 data)
1954  USGS Glendale, Oregon Quadrangle
1970  Rogue Drainage Basin Map
1998  USGS Merlin, Oregon Quadrangle & 1996 Sexton Mountain, Oregon Quadrangle
 
Assessor Maps
 
Section 27, T.34S, R6W, W.M.
Section 27AA, T.34S, R6W, W.M.
Section 27AB, T.34S, R6W, W.M.
Section 27AC, T.34S, R6W, W.M.
Section 34, T.34S, R6W, W.M.
 
Josephine County Surveys
 
1874  Josephine County Road Survey
1911 Josephine County Road Survey
1980 Josephine County Survey No. 2580 (Nygren - Rogers & Associates)
 
Oregon Department of Transportation Highway Planning Maps
 
1940 Smith Hill Pass Oregon Highway Right-Of-Way Map
Date/Name?
Date/Name?
 
Aerial Photographs
 
1939  Oregon Water Resources CIZ 26-29
1958  Lower 1911 Road South Sexton Mt, JOAK 2: April 11, 1958
1958  Middle 1911 Road South Sexton Mt, JOAK 2: April 11, 1958
 
Aerial 1A. Smith Hill Pass: 1939
Aerial 1B. Smith Hill Pass With Geographic Features: 1939
 
Photographs
 
Edited by Mike Walker (and any other member of the Hugo Emigrant Trails Committee that will participate and wants to be an author)
 

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