Stelios Valtzis

Stelios Valtzis

The Astoria–Megler Bridge is a steel cantilever through truss bridge in the northwest United States that spans the lower Columbia River, between Astoria, Oregon, and Point Ellice near Megler, Washington. Opened 54 years ago in 1966, it is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. Located fourteen

The stretch of US 101 through Lincoln City is infamous for its clogged traffic and is sandwiched between the ocean on the west, and Devils Lake and mountains to the east. North of Lincoln City is the town of Neskowin and the Nestucca Bay area. 101 heads inland, passing through the towns of Cloverdale, Hebo, Beaver

North of Coos Bay, the highway runs along the eastern flank of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, through the communities of North Bend, Hauser, Lakeside, and Winchester Bay before coming into the city of Reedsport on the mouth of the Umpqua River. The highway continues north from there, passing

The run of US 101 in Oregon (from south to north) starts at the border with California, south of the twin cities of Brookings and Harbor (and north of Crescent City, California). The highway is mostly a two-lane road, running along the Southern Oregon coastline. Other coastal towns in this stretch of US 101 include Pistol River, Gold

The Forest Service created the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and built the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center in the 1960s to highlight the unique beauty of the central Oregon Coast. The scenic area includes 2,700 acres (11 km2) of old growth spruce, Douglas-fir, and western hemlock. Camping, picnicking, hiking, sightseeing, whale

Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona. Winslow was named for either Edward F. Winslow, president of St. Louis and San Francisco Rail Road, which owned half of the old Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, or Tom Winslow, a prospector who lived in the area. The last Harvey House (La Posada Hotel), designed by Mary Colter, opened

The crater is HUGE! The floor is 550 feet below the rim, equivalent to a 50 story building, it's over 4,000 feet across and 2.4 miles in circumference. The rim is about 150 feet above the desert floor, so that makes the bottom of the crater about 400 feet below surrounding landscape. This what you get when a 60,000 pound rock lands in the backyard.

The former Canyon Padre Trading Post dates back to the late 1940s. It consisted of a Mobil gas station, store and cafe. In 1954 Jean and William Troxell purchased it and changed the name to Twin Arrows Trading Post and the two giant arrows were added to attract attention. Twin Arrows Trading Post lettering can be

Williams is a city lying on the routes of Historic Route 66. It is also the southern terminus of the Grand Canyon Railway, which takes visitors to Grand Canyon Village. There are numerous inns, motels, restaurants and gas stations catering to the large influx of tourists rather than local residents, especially during the

The Seligman Commercial Historic District is a historic district in central Seligman. The historic district is along historic Route 66 in town, which was designated a historic highway by the state of Arizona in 1978. The Seligman Commercial Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. The