Pondosa, Union County, Oregon

Pondosa:  An endless supply of sawdust fertilizer is about all that remains for this once busy lumber mill town, 20 miles from Baker City on Highway 203.  Pondosa was once in Baker County and is very close to the county line.

Collins Pine Company

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  Chet Smith Photo

Mill and part of the city of Pondosa


Gary Jaensch Photo

Jim Garrett son of Earl Garrett, Sales Manager at Pondosa mill.
Jim became truck boss at Pondosa and later moved to Chester, CA Mill

Pictorial History of Pondosa

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