One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Oregon

When it comes to natural disasters, Oregon does not typically make the national news. We are at low risk of ever finding ourselves in the eye of a storm, be it a hurricane or tornado. However, there are still some disasters in our state’s history that have wreaked massive destruction. Back in 1948, Oregon’s second largest city disappeared in a single day.

For another glimpse into Oregon’s past, check out our previous article: A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck Oregon In 1962 And No One Saw It Coming.