Southern Pacific Company, Wayside Notes Along Shasta Route, January 30, 1922
Medford, Ore.--Alt. 1,399. Pop. 5,756. To Portland 329 miles. To San Francisco 442 miles. Here the valley is twelve miles wide. Medford is the fruit shipping center of southern Oregon. Its prize apples and pears have long brought record prices in eastern and foreign markets. Medford is an attractive and modern city, with substantial business houses and public buildings, good hotels and handsome residences and is the northern entrance to Crater Lake National Park, which is reached by auto stages.
Last revised March 31, 2013