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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Drive-by Astoria #11: Houses on Young's Bay


Astoria, Oregon ~ September 15, 2012

Still on Young's Bay Bridge almost to the Astoria side, we get a good view of Astoria's cool wooden houses along Marine Drive at the base the Astoria hill. The pilings with lintels (?) are left over from a dock. There was also a beautiful red boathouse (which I never saw) and net shed where people could be seen mending nets. Gill net boats were often tied up there as well. The building was blown down in a storm in about the 1970s. If anyone can describe more about Astoria's lost features at this location, please comment or send e-mail. That's Florence Avenue starting its trip up the lower part of the hill. The tall hill with the Astoria Column on top is out of sight on the right. 

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3 comments:

Lowell said...

That is a perfect scene. Astoria looks soooo good. You are lucky to live there!

Ali Crehan said...

The houses are very cute! This is a lovely scene.

Pat Tillett said...

What a beautiful view these folks have. I'm assuming the houses have been there for a long long time.

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