Heceta Head Lighthouse and New Coast Highway - 1935

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Heceta Head Lighthouse and New Coast Highway - Eddy

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This view by Eddy is as much about the new highway as it is about the scenic Heceta Head Lighthouse. Until this section of the Oregon Coast Highway was completed between Florence and Yachats in 1932, there was no year-round access to the lighthouse - for either tourists or lighthouse keepers. The two families that ran the lighthouse had their own school for their seven children next to their homes.

-- This photo is restored and printed by Old Oregon from the original negative, courtesy of the Clackamas County Historical Society.

Additional Information

Item Number CC0131
Photographer Ralph Eddy
103 Oregon Coast, Lane County
Subject Lighthouses, Ocean, Roads and Highways, Rock Formations
Decade 1930s
Print Maker Old Oregon
Original Type Original Negative
Size of Original 4.5 x 6.6 inches
Photographer's Number Number 720