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Shaniko, Oregon: Shoe Tree (Gone)

A tree decorated with shoes, tossed by those with shoes to spare.

East side of Hwy 97 at milepost 53, just 3-4 miles north of Shaniko.
March 2010: Reported burnt, destroyed.

Shaniko Shoe Tree.

Shaniko, Oregon - Shoe Tree Requiem
Shoe Tree:

Reported destroyed by fire -- a last look at a lonely shoe tree near the ghost town of Shaniko.

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Shoe Tree Jr.

Shoe Tree Resurrection

We found a new shoe tree north of the site of the old Shoe Tree that's no longer there. It's about 3/4-1 mile north on the west side of highway 97, north of Shaniko, Oregon.

[Ron Montgomery, 08/30/2011]

Son of Shoe Tree: three pairs and counting!

Former site of the Shoe Tree.

Shoe Tree - No Accident?

The Shaniko Shoe Tree and the Bra Tree next to it were cut down. There was no new brush fire. Somebody cut them down and burnt them on purpose.

[lee monroe, 06/10/2010]

Shoe tree.

Shoe Tree

There was a very full shoe tree located at milepost 53 on Hwy. 97 just north of Shaniko, Or. Someone recently burned the tree down. We are so very sad. It was a great attraction and very full of all kinds of shoes.

[Marlys Miller, 03/10/2010]

Shoe tree.

Shoe Tree

There is a great shoe tree at milepost 53 just 3-4 miles north of Shaniko, Oregon on Hwy. 97. Shaniko is Oregon's most famous ghost town. There is one large tree with many, many pairs of shoes. Then there are two smaller trees that people have hung flip-flops and other articles of clothing on.

[Marlys Miller, 03/11/2009]

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