Ah Hee Diggings (Chinese Walls)
by Jodi Varon
The Ah Hee Diggings, also called the Chinese Walls, are sixty acres of hand-stacked, winding rock walls constructed of placer mine tailings. The walls were ...
AJ Model Airplanes & Jim Walker
by Jarold Ramsey
When Nevilles E. "Jim" Walker, the founder of the American Junior Aircraft Company, died in Portland in 1958, he may have been the best-known, most ...
Alan Hart (1890-1962)
by Morgen Young
Alan L. Hart was an Oregon physician, researcher, and writer and one of the first female-to-male transgender persons to undergo a hysterectomy in the United ...
by Mark Spence
The Albany area—situated at the confluence of the Calapooia and Willamette rivers and surrounded by one of the broadest and most level stretches of the ...
Albany Arts Festival
by Evedene Bennett
The Albany Spring Arts Festival was a highlight of Albany from 1970 until the late 1980s. The idea began in 1969 when Dick Blunk, vice ...
by Floyd J. McKay
Newspapers on the western frontier were partisan and frequently flaunted their political affiliation. During the statehood era, Albany had two papers associated with the Democratic Party—the ...
Albany streetcar system
by Richard Thompson
The Albany Street Railway Company began operation on August 30, 1889, with a one-mile horse-car line that ran from the Southern Pacific depot to downtown by way of ...
Albany Timber Carnival
by Edward Loy
From 1941 through 2000, the Albany Timber Carnival was held almost every year in early July to celebrate Independence Day and to focus on the ...