Boating at Castle Rock - c. 1901

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Boating at Castle Rock - Weister

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Two properly attired women manage their rowboats in the foreground of this idyllic scene at Castle Rock, now known as Beacon Rock, on the Columbia River. At about this time, in 1901, the rock was climbed for the first time, by climbers who left spikes and ropes in place for others who followed. In 1904 the rock was purchased by Charles Ladd, who essentially saved it for future generations, as there were plans to blast it and use pieces to create a jetty at the mouth of the Columbia.

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon.

Additional Information

Item Number AA0926
Photographer George M. Weister
Location Columbia Gorge, Washington State
Subject Rivers and Streams, Rock Formations, Ships and Boats
Decade 1900s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Smaller Print
Size of Original 4.1 x 5.2 inches
Photographer's Number No