Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Sherman County Records Inventory
Road Maps and Survey Notes
Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Basement Vault:
Biggs-Rufus Section Columbia River Highway [Survey Maps], 1961 (12 maps); 1962 (1 map);
Celilo Biggs Section Columbia River Highway [Survey Maps], 1961 (2 maps); n.d. (14 maps);
John Day Lock and Dam Road Relocation [Maps], 1962-1963 (4 maps);
Kent Loop Section [County Road Survey Map], 1967 (1 map);
Record of County Road Surveys, vol. 1, n.d. (1 volume);
Road Record [includes establishment and survey information], vol. B, 1911-1918 (1 volume);
[The Dalles Dam-Road Relocation Survey Map], 1954 (1 map);
[Thornberry-Lamborn Road Profile Map], n.d. (1 map).
Records at the Sherman County Courthouse, Clerk's Vault:
Absentee Voting Envelopes [actually Miscellaneous Road Survey and Bridge Engineering Maps and Plans-includes market roads-in black metal cabinet-rolled], ca.1912-ca.1935 (ca.100 maps and drawings);
County Court Matters [Highway Construction Specifications and Blueprints], 1921-1924 (.40 cu.ft.);
Index to Roads [indexes road establishment, viewers, field notes, plats, and related actions in commissioners journals, road books, and other records], 1876-1903 (1 volume);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Plans-includes courthouse, courthouse remodel, road survey, etc.], 1892-1977 (ca.75 maps and drawings);
Road Book [includes establishment and survey information], vol. A, 1880-1910 (1 volume);
Road Record [includes establishment and survey information], vol. B, 1911-1918 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum:
Level Book [Road Survey Field Book], ca.1900 (1 volume).
Records at the Sherman County Historical Museum, Second Floor Large Storage Room 3:
Sh. Co. Maps Rolls [Road Survey and Engineering Strip Maps-rolled], ca.1955-ca.1963 (ca.50 maps).