Rolling East Along the Oregon Trail – Hermiston, OR to Ogden, UT [Video]

Monday, July 31, 2017 After picking up this load of copy paper in Camas, Washington, we returned to the Pilot Travel Center near Hermiston, Oregon. Our next stop on this drive to deliver in Aurora, Colorado is Ogden, Utah. Nearly all of today's drive is along the Historic Oregon Trail. Some of my own family traveled this route in the 1840's, so this route has personal significance. Roads Travelled: Interstate 84 Scenic … [Read more...]

An Oregon Scenic Drive Along the Columbia River – Hermiston OR to Camas WA Part 1 [Video]

Sunday, July 30, 2017 Today we're deadheading (driving without freight en route to pick up freight) from Hermiston, Oregon to Camas, Washington; a driving distance of 177 miles. There is so much to see today that I've broken the day up into three videos; this is part one. This portion of the drive is all about driving on the Oregon side of the Columbia River from Hermiston to Hood River where we'll cross the river into … [Read more...]

A Beautiful Day for a Drive – Mill City NV to Hermiston OR [Video]

Saturday, July 29, 2017 Today is a beautiful day for a drive in northern Nevada and eastern Oregon. I love this part of the country! This is the continuation of the drive to haul a load from Fontana, California to Hermiston, Oregon; if you missed yesterday's video, check it out first: A Death Valley Kind of Day The day is spend driving north along US Highway 95 through north central Nevada, southeastern Oregon and into western … [Read more...]