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Shirk, David L., Ranch (Adel, Oregon)
Object NameShirk, David L., Ranch (Adel, Oregon)
ViewReproduction: Design used as corner card for David Shirk's envelopes and photographic portrait of David Lawson Shirk, age 28 years, by Carleton E. Watkins Studio, San Francisco, California, from Schmitt, Martin L., editor. The Cattle Drives of David Shirk: From Texas to the Idaho Mines, 1871 and 1873. Portland: The Champoeg Press, 1956.
Alternate NameDavid L. Shirk Ranch Historic District (Adel, Oregon)
Shirk Ranch Historic District (Adel, Oregon)
Related Work (Part Of)Shirk, David L., Ranch (Adel, Oregon)
Creator/RoleDavid L. Shirk (builder/contractor)
CreatorShirk, David L.
CountryUnited States
Site DetailGuano Valley
Photograph Date2004; 2007
PhotographerJohn Toso
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
agricultural buildings
ranches (agricultural complexes)
historic districts
SignficanceNational Register of Historic Places,
NotesThe David L. Shirk Ranch historic district, located in southeast Lake County in Guano Valley, oregon, includes 19 structures within three areas. Included are a residence, outbuildings, grave site, irrigation and fence systems, and an historic dump. The site was first settle in 1881 and was a fully developed ranch in 1914.
Metadata NotesDescription of this work is based initially on documentation supplied by the image provider. It is often the case with gift slides that very little information is provided. Review and updating of descriptive information by the collection cataloger is ongoing.
Digital CollectionBuilding Oregon: Architecture of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest
Source CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Image SourceOregon State Historic Preservation Office,
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
CopyrightThis image was included in the documentation to support a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, a program of the National Park Service. The image is provided here by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and the University of Oregon Libraries to facilitate scholarship, research, and teaching. For other uses, such as publication, contact the State Historic Preservation Office. Please credit the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office when using this image.
File NameOR_LakeCounty_DavidLShirkRanchHD_028.jpg
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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