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‘Oregon Sightings’

1927: Cave Junction, Oregon Photo

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1927 or 1926 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Daytime Location: Cave Junction, Oregon Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: The Volunteer Fireman of Cave Junction, Oregon Source: El Disco Summary/Description: “Our question is: have you heard of this thing, and if so, do you have this picture or others like? I, for one, would like to remind myself and some of the guys here that I may be getting on in years, but I’m still of sound mind and body. Again, it happened around 1927 or 1926. Thank you very much. You are doing a great… Read More

1949: Aeronautical laboratory employees see disc-shaped object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Project Blue Book Special Report #14 Date: May 24, 1949 Sighting Time: 1700 Day/Night: Late Afternoon Location: Rogue River, Oregon Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: 2-1/2 to 3 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics:  Source: Dr. Bruce Maccabee / U.S. Air Force Project Blue Book Special Report 14 (Battelle Study), 1955 Summary/Description: An employee in the supersonic laboratory of an aeronautical laboratory and some other employees of this lab, were by a river, 2-1/2 miles from its mouth, when they saw an object. The time was about 1700 hours on May 24, 1949. The… Read More

1950: McMinnville, Oregon UFO Photographs

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: May 11, 1950 Sighting Time: Day/Night: early part of the evening, just before sunset Location: McMinnville, Oregon Urban or Rural: Air Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): large Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics: Photo Source: STUDIOVNI Summary: Two of the most notorious UFO photos of all time were taken on a farm near Mcminnville by a farmer named Paul A. Trent. Beyond many such cases, these two photos have withstood the test of time–through generations of researchers. Full Report McMinnville, Oregon – May 11, 1950: Two of the most notorious UFO photos of all time were taken on a… Read More

1952: 3 white, odd shaped forms seen in Central Point, Oregon

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: about September 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: night Location: Central Point Oregon Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: three white, odd shaped forms Entity Description: between 3 and 4-feet tall, with no clear features. No extremities were observed; they looked, in fact, very similar to the “shmoos” that were depicted in the “I’ll Abner” comic strip. Necks and head of each entity were about half the length of the body itself. Two led the way and the third, which followed, was slightly smaller. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: minute or so Distance to Entity(s): 8 to 15 feet at the closest. Number of Witnesses: three Source:… Read More

1952: 8 ft. Man seen between Salem & Corvallis, Oregon

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Between Salem & Corvallis, Oregon Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: a “man” approximately 8 ft tall Entity Description: Of heavy build, he was wearing headgear similar to an Arab’s, and had on a uniform, with boots & gloves, of an off white fluorescent heavy satin, or perhaps fine metallic mesh. Around the waist was a ribbed belt. He had huge round eyes, 2.5-3” in diameter, in which were reticulations “resembling the filaments in old electric light bulbs;” these eyes were either luminous or reflected the car’s headlights. No other facial features were noted. The skin of the face was very pale. This being was walking hurriedly, “with… Read More

1964: UFO frightens boy and cow

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 19, 1964 Sighting Time: 7:30 a.m. Day/Night: Day Location: Hubbard, Oregon Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: CE2 Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): four feet high Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): square object Color of Object(s): silver-colored Number of Witnesses: Single Source: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomenon), ‘Strange Effects from UFOs’, by Donald Keyhoe and Gordon Lore Summary/Description: Young Michael J. Bizon had gone outside his home in Hubbard, Oregon, to let the cow out of her stall. The cow seemed very nervous, and “was bucking all the way.” Then he saw a square object about four feet high. The silver-colored UFO was sitting… Read More

1971: Large orange UFO over park, in Portland, Oregon

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June, 1971 Sighting Time: 8:00 PM Day/Night: Dusk/Evening Location: Portland, Oregon Urban or Rural: –Suburban. Over a park in a Portland. There were houses all along the West and South of the park (which was roughly a square) and a school to the East of the park. There were horse pastures and a small woods to the North of the park. Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: Seemed like 10 minutes or so. No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): From my perspective the craft occupied at least the space of my arms outstretched at my sides and bent upwards at 90 degrees at my elbows. It almost filled my entire field of vision but left some space around the… Read More

1983: Bend, Oregon Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August, 27, 1983 Sighting Time: 5:30 A.M. PDT Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Bend, Oregon Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 3-4 seconds No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 1500 ft to 3500 ft in length Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): large trunk, or the obelisk Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary/Description: As I was standing in the middle of the road looking at the pre-dawn sky of brilliant stars and Polaris, I noticed what seemed like a fireball low in the trees north along the road. There were huge flames all about the object and suddenly it veered to… Read More

1988: Couple Encountered Triangle UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: Fall 1988 Sighting Time: Day/Night: clear and full of stars Location: Fischer Road in Salem, Oregon Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): 30 feet across, Distance to Object(s): 200 feet Shape of Object(s): triangular Color of Object(s): dark gray outlined with small round lights Number of Witnesses: multiple Source: http://www.beachconnection.net/news/UFO030509_149.php Summary/Description: Full Report By J. D. Adams (Salem, Oregon) – Our UFO sighting was in 1988, but it was years before we told anybody. Amongst ourselves it was rarely mentioned, as if we didn’t want to believe it. Being practical Oregonians, our minds… Read More

1996: Portland, Oregon

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: September, 1996 Sighting Time: 10:00 Day/Night: Nighttime Location:  Portland, Oregon Urban or Rural: semi urban, not many street lights ,so i get a clear view of the sky and stars Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 10-15 min. No. of Object(s): Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): can’t say much just a bright light. it was to far away to give details Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary: i was walking my dog on a clear night, I looked up to see what appeared to be a bright star far up into the sky but it was moving very fast, far faster… Read More

2002: Large disc seen near Oregon home

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 2002 Sighting Time: 10:15 p.m. Day/Night: Night Location: Salem, Oregon Urban or Rural: -Urban Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 10 – 15 seconds No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): 100 foot wide Distance to Object(s): 60 feet away and 50 feet up Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): glowing Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Eric Byler. Oregon UFO Review, 2002 Original Source Summary/Description: The witness described a “really large, plate like, fluorescent lit airborne craft” floated silently and slowly to the right, revealing itself for its size and brilliance as it continued to drift into view. The 100 foot wide glowing craft tilted slightly and came to a stop just beyond the trees some 60 feet away and 50 feet up. Full Report  … Read More

2005: Three witnesses spot saucer with windows

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 30, 2005 Sighting Time: 6:05 AM PST Day/Night: Location: 8 Miles East of Astoria, Oregon (Northern Oregon Coast) Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: Duration: Approximately 2 Minutes No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: UFOs Northwest (ufosnw.com) Summary/Description: my impression was that of a saucer-sort of shape, with porthole-type windows with cross-bars. I could not discern the shape of the whole object, though, as the light from the windows was so blindingly bright. The description of having a saucer-like appearance is strictly an impression from my quick glance. Strangely, the windows seemed a little squared,… Read More

2014: Albany, Oregon Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 7 2014 Sighting Time: 2:00 am Day/Night: Night Location: Albany, Oregon – linn co 21st st behind elementary school in park Urban or Rural: -Urban Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 1 1/2 hours No. of Object(s):  two Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): of volks wagon csr Distance to Object(s): 100 feet above tree line and descending Shape of Object(s): acorn shape Color of Object(s): bright yellow with green ora over one of the Number of Witnesses: 3 Source: debbybigs @ hotmail . com Summary/Description: Me and two friends were standing on trail talking for 15 min when I noticed 2 objects descending over us… Read More