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Rails West: A Collector's Album of a Vanishing Era in Railroadiana

George B. Abdill, 1960, book three of Abdill's three part history of railroads.

385 A23 1960
The Central Pacific & The Southern Pacific Railroad (Centennial Edition)

Lucius Beebe, 1980, photographs by Richard Steinheimer.

385 B43 1963
The Central Pacific & The Southern Pacific Railroad

Lurius Beebe, 1963, photographs by Richard Steinheimer, on the inside cover there is a stick that reads " This Book Belongs to Donald C. Howell

385 B44 1963
Irrigation districts predict one-month watering season

The Medford Mail Tribune of April 2022 reported Emigrant Lake had only 14 % of the water it needed.  Local irrigation districts hoped for enough…

Water Supply
Foothill project hits Milestone

Foothill Road will become a mega corridor.  Medford City council authorized 60 right of way purchases to allow widening of the road to four lanes…

Vertical File, Subjects, Jackson County, OR, Streets and Roads, 1950-present
Pilot, passenger walk away from plane crash

When a small single-engine aircraft with engine trouble glided into the Rogue River's Hellgate canyon, a local rafting outfitter secured the plane…

Aviation crashes
The Crew Experience: SOU focuses on Filmmaking Skills.

A June 2022 MAIL TRIBUNE article explains a course that teaches how to professionally shoot movies.  

Gary Krout, owner of Elsewhere Films…

Vertical File, Subjects, Southern Oregon State College/SOU, file 2
Rogue Retreat founder terminated, Chad McComas chose not to resign.

Rogue Retreat founder and executive director Chad McComas was to resign or be terminated from the organization he founded over 24 years ago.  Two…

Vertical File Biographies, Mac/Mc 2 of 2
Central Point to pay Lasting tribute to Richardson

Central Point has approved plans to honor the legacy of Dennis Richardson who was Oregon's Secretary of State at the time of his death at 69. …

Vertical File Biographies, Richardson
Medford middle school Zoning choice explained

The rezoning of the Medford School District has been two and a half years in the making.  The new recommendation breaks down each middle school…

Vertical File, Subjects, Medford, OR, Schools, Oakdale Middle School
Patrick Duffy asking $14 million for property that boasts 390 Acres

Patrick bought the property in 1990, and has seven homes on the  ranch which includes two miles of Rogue River frontage.  

Vertical File Biographies, DU
Ashland Council approves Black Lives Statue

A public art piece to memorialize lives lost to racially motivated violence was approved Tuesday by Ashland City Council.  Artist Micah BlackLight…

Vertical File, Subjects, Blacks In Southern Oregon
Jackson County Jail Overcrowded with Inmates Facing serious charges

Covid-19 safety restrictions slowed down the courts have left the Jackson County Jail packed with defendants charged with serious crimes such as…

Vertical File, Subjects, Jackson County, OR, jail.
Stalking Plea by former professor addressed

Pavlich, a retired SOU professor, had his name removed from an award.  The college will continue to help the victim.

Vertical File, Subjects, Southern Oregon State College, SOU file 2
Proposal made for makeover of Big Butte Springs Watershed

The Oregon Department of Forestry recently awarded $100,000 for a restoration project in this vital area to protect the health of the forests,…

Vertical File, Subjects, Medford, OR, Water Supply, file 2
Oakdale Middle School: Important to get this right.

In 1931 The Oakdale building began as Medford High School and ceased operations in 2020.  Then construction began to change the school into a…

Vertical File, Subjects, Schools, Oakdale Middle School
Craterian's McCandless says theater promotes empathy and understanding

Stephen McCandless describes the process of becoming a theater manager.  He also discusses some of his best memories of running the theater.

Vertical File Biographies, Mac/Mc 2 of 2
A Locomotive Engineer's Album: The Saga of Steam Engines in America Fifth in the Old Railroad Series

George B. Abdill, 1965

385 A23 1965
Logging Railroads of the West

Kramer Adams, 1961

385 A33 1961
The Southern Pacific in Oregon

Ed Austin & Tom Dill, Oregon Railroads

385 A93 1987
U.S. Cellular Communications: Antennas/equipment alternations Jackson Co., Or., Feb., 2012


384.53 C393
Nineteenth Century Jackson County Post Offices

Photocopies from the postal historian, April-October 1968, of an article by Richard W. Helbock, "A relative scarcity index for 18th Century Oregon…

383.9 H44 1968
[Nineteenth Century Josephine County Post Office]

Richard W. Helbock, 1969

383.9 H44 1969
Pioneer Mikes: A History of Radio & Television in Oregon (paperback, two copies)

Ronald Kramer, 2009

384.54 K
Pioneer Mikes: A History of Radio & Television in Oregon (Hard Cover)

Ronald Kramer, 2008, sign by Ronald Kramer, book 11 of 12 hard copies made.

384.55 K 8 c.2
"KBES-TV, Television Station in Medford"

Sandra Thurston, 1961

384.55 T48 1961
[Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass and Vicinity Telephone Book, CA. 1924] Pacific Telephone and Telegraph

1924, photo copies of original book.

384.058 M43 1924
Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Directory for Medford, Ashland, Central Point, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Talent Area Code 503


384.058 M43 1966
Celebrating 30 Years: The People's College a 30 year history of Rogue Community College

Rand Hill, 2002

378.15 H4
Patch Work: A Rogue Community Scrapbook

Rogue Community College, 1975. Articles, Illustrations, and photos

378.15 S6