Abandoned Oregon Grain Elevator in Infrared


Abandoned Grain Elevator, Boyd, Oregon

The disincorporated town of Boyd, Oregon sits quietly 10 miles SE of The Dalles, and is now just a reminder of the once thriving small community of 200 people.
During the 1863 gold rush in E. Oregon, miners and wagons left from The Dalles and traveled through Boyd, as it provided a modest Inn. The Great Southern Railroad began operation in 1905, carrying passengers, freight and wheat through the town.
In 1923, the Dalles-California Highway bypassed Boyd and the small town began its decline. After WWII, the school was demolished and the church abandoned. The Post Office closed in 1952. -Zopf

If you visit this beautiful town, the grain elevator and the schoolhouse are the only things that remain.