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Wind Surfer, Crescent City2247 views
Zipporah's Pond1726 viewsFerndale's Russ Park is a 105-acre preserve located at the southern edge of Ferndale, where the Wildcat Hills (part of the Coast Range) rise abruptly above the nearly level residential areas. Located within easy walking distance of Main Street, and of much of the city, elevations in the park range from about 60 feet to 480 feet above sea level. An extensive system of foot trails... Ken Mierzwa continues with the ecology of Russ Park.
Redwood Bridge1658 viewsIn the Arbor Day Grove, on the Avenue of the Giants, a bit north of Dyerville. This grove, established in 1944, is an addition to the Morton Grove.
Since 1921 more than 900 redwood Memorial Groves have been established in thirty of California's beautiful redwood parks. Each grove provides an everlasting memorial to an individual, family or organization. Funds raised through this program have been a critical part of the financial support for the Save the Redwoods League.
Cape Arago Lighthouse1250 viewsThis is the third lighthouse built at this site. At the entrance to Coos Bay, Oregon, it is one of the last structures built on the Pacific Coast under the US Lighthouse service and was built in 1933-34 by Jake Hillstrom, a local contractor. The octagonal tower is 44 feet tall and well over 100 feet above the water.
Bridge Bear1236 viewsThe Golden Bears on the Klamath River Bridge weren't always golden. Sometime in the late 50's or early 60's mysteriously the cement bears on the old bridge would turn golden over night. Despite efforts of the State Highway Department with buckets of turpentine swabbing off that golden color, overnight the bears would be returned to their golden hue. It all started... (continued)
Christmas at the Scotia Inn1144 viewsAccording to a Palco historical timeline, in 1903 the Mowatoc Hotel was built on the same property as the inn. The hotel had 135 rooms and served as a residence for mill workers as well as an inn for stagecoach travelers between Ukiah and Eureka. Palco interim spokesperson Kathy Wigginton said that the Mowatoc Hotel burned down and was rebuilt in 1923, and renamed the Scotia Inn.
Cape Arago Lighthouse1045 viewsAt the entrance to Coos Bay, Oregon. The lighthouse is actually 2 1/2 miles north of the cape, which used to be called Cape Gregory.
Slimes of Passion964 viewsBanana Slug sex may take more than 12 hours. And you may not want to know this...
Ice Plant913 viewsSouth Jetty.
Where Old Trucks go to Die890 viewsNear Yreka.
Eureka - Samoa Bridge837 views
Fernbridge Sunset823 views
Chetco River, Brookings820 views
Christmas Lights at the Scotia Inn818 views
Chetco River, Brookings814 viewsThe Boardman State Scenic Corridor is a spectacular parade of coastal islands, beaches, coves, and capes, arguably the prettiest part of Oregon's coast. Whales pass this portion of the coast from January to June.
Wren808 views
Civil War Days702 views
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