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  1. A Raging Sea, Newport - Thomas

    A Raging Sea, Newport - c. 1910

    This photo by Newport photographer Albert Thomas demonstrates his skill at capturing movement at a time when most photographs required long exposure times. Learn More
  2. After A Storm - Thomas

    After A Storm - c. 1910

    Another view from Albert Thomas of Newport, where he demonstrates his ability at fast exposure, capturing the splash of the waves and the seagull in flight just above them. Learn More
  3. Alcove Point and Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) - Crawford

    Alcove Point and Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) - c. 1890

    Barely visible in the distance in this photo of women picnicking at Alcove Point is the lighthouse at Cape Foulweather, now known as Yaquina Head. Learn More
  4. Bluffs Near Newport - Thomas

    Bluffs Near Newport - c. 1910

    Yaquina Head Lighthouse can be seen in the distance in this hundred-year-old, but very modern looking, scenic photo taken by Albert Thomas, a professional photographer from Newport. Learn More
  5. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse - c. 1890

    Yaquina Head is a narrow point of land jutting due west into the Pacific at the north end of Newport in Lincoln County. It is currently managed by the BLM as the Yaquina Head Natural Area. Learn More
  6. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup #2 - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup #2 - c. 1890

    A group of tourists, or perhaps the lighthouse keepers' families, pose at the base of the Yaquina Head lighthouse north of Newport. Learn More
  7. Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather (Yaquina Head) Lighthouse Closeup - c. 1890

    Completed in 1873, at 93 feet, Yaquina Head is Oregon's tallest lighthouse. Its original Fresnel lense is still in use. Learn More
  8. Cape Foulweather Lighthouse, Looking Out to Sea - Crawford

    Cape Foulweather Lighthouse, Looking Out to Sea - c. 1890

    One of a series of Crawford's views of this lighthouse, this one is taken looking over the complex towards the ocean, and shows the fenced in areas for crops and livestock. Learn More
  9. Jump Off Joe, Near Newport - Tibbitts

    Jump Off Joe, Near Newport - c. 1910

    This highly detailed image of Jump Off Joe is recreated from an original glass negative made by Howard Tibbitts, one of the first (and longest serving) photographers for Sunset Magazine. Learn More
  10. Main Street, Newport - Woodard, Clarke

    Main Street, Newport - c. 1895

    Looking towards the ocean in early Newport, we see the town was clearly oriented towards the water, with Main Street meandering in front of buildings with docks and piers. Learn More
  11. Main Street, Newport, Yaquina Bay - Crawford

    Main Street, Newport, Yaquina Bay - c. 1890

    This view was captured about a decade after Newport was incorporated in 1882, at about the time Lincoln County was created in 1893. Before that, Newport was in Benton County. Learn More
  12. Meeting the Ship at Newport - Bradshaw

    Meeting the Ship at Newport - c. 1909

    This appears to be a special occasion, as a small band and a crowd have turned out to welcome the arrival (or departure) of a small steamboat at the docks in Newport. Learn More
  13. Men's Race at Newport Beach - Stevenson

    Men's Race at Newport Beach - 1914

    In 1914 the Oregon State Pharmacy Association reached its twenty-fifth anniversary. To celebrate, they held a state-wide gathering in Newport. Learn More
  14. North Jetty, Newport - Crawford

    North Jetty, Newport - c. 1898

    This photo was taken shortly after the north jetty for Yaquina Bay was completed in 1896, after 8 years of construction. Learn More
  15. Ocean Fishing Fleet at Newport - Eddy

    Ocean Fishing Fleet at Newport - 1944

    Photographer Ralph Eddy captures wonderful reflections in the water of the bay in one of his later postcard negatives. As with most of our Eddy prints, we are using a larger crop than he originally used in his postcards. Learn More
  16. On the Beach - Thomas

    On the Beach - c. 1910

    The original for this view of an unidentified location near Newport was sold in a display folder titled "Photographs of Oregon", with the name "A. L. Thomas, Newport, Oregon". Learn More
  17. Seagulls in Flight - Thomas

    Seagulls in Flight - c. 1910

    Besides specializing in landscape photos, Albert Thomas experimented with fast exposure times, allowing him one hundred years ago to capture these seagulls in flight. Learn More
  18. South Jetty at Yaquina Bay - Crawford

    South Jetty at Yaquina Bay - 1892

    The south jetty was only partially completed in this 1892 view by photographer James G. Crawford. It would not reach its full 8,600 foot length until 1896. Learn More
  19. Sunshine and Storms at the Oregon Coast - Thomas

    Sunshine and Storms at the Oregon Coast - c. 1910

    In addition to his more often seen black and white photographs, Albert Thomas sold hand-colored versions of his images at his souvenir shop in Newport, Oregon. Learn More
  20. Waterfront at Newport

    Waterfront at Newport - c. 1910

    The ferry "Newport" was built in 1908 and its steam engine replaced by a gasoline engine in 1914, which narrows the possible dates for this photo. Learn More
  21. Women's Race at Newport Beach - Stevenson

    Women's Race at Newport Beach - 1914

    The women (well, most of them) near the finish line in this race along the beach at the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration for the Oregon State Pharmacy Association. Learn More
  22. Yaquina Bay Bridge, Oregon Coast Highway - Eddy

    Yaquina Bay Bridge, Oregon Coast Highway - 1937

    This stunning photo of the Yaquina Bay Bridge comes with an added bonus - one of my favorite skies in the Old Oregon collection. Learn More
  23. Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Near Newport - Eddy

    Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Near Newport - 1930

    Completed in 1873, this 93-foot high lighthouse was built using the design from the Pigeon Point Lighthouse in California. It originally included the two-story keeper's dwelling shown in this photo. Learn More

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