Tag Archives: Oregon Coast

Neahkahnie Sunset

Some say there’s buried treasure on the Neahkanie headlands, while others say the ancient marks on the mountain are survey marks from early Spanish exploration of the Oregon Coast.  A few miles south of Neahkanie it’s a documented fact that … Continue reading

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Wreck of the Peter Iredale and Cape Disappointment. 

Built in 1890 in Maryport England the 290 foot, 2,000 ton, steel hulled four-masted sailing vessel Peter Iredale ran aground due to poor visibility and contrary winds on October 25, 1906, four miles south of the mouth of the Columbia … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

The photo blog post prompt for today was “Edge” and I fiddled with a variety of ideas, one involving a can of Edge shaving cream, but in the end I went for something a little more dramatic. I imagine when these houses were … Continue reading

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Treasure Time

Today’s post prompt is “Treasure”. In my younger years I used to think of treasure in terms of money and stuff, but now that I’ve grown older I’ve come to treasure less tangible things like time. We only have so much time here on … Continue reading

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Yaquina Head Lighthouse at Sunset

I had the good fortune of spending time with friends in Newport, and while enjoying their fine company I took this picture of Yaquina Head Lighthouse at sunset. Very nice. Built in 1872 on a rocky outcrop just north of Newport, the 93 foot lighthouse tower is … Continue reading

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