We stopped here after eating at the Port Hole Café (sucked btw). Neat looking but that's about it. One more storm and it's going down!
I was curious of the history and looked it up online. It's kinda cool but weird since it looks like it's being tortured slowly. Maybe do a really cool big photo of it and add it to the museum or something instead of just watching it rot away. or Build a replica, or make a statue of it or something... More
This tug has a fabulous history. It has always been a wonderful photo op and still is. Through an unusual ownership situation this boat has been allowed to just fall apart and melt into the river. There are books available near this site which tell about its early history. There is also a display at the boat site where you... More
Great spot to stop and smell the algae (it's a good thing). Be sure to go over to Jerry's and pet tje dog.
Another Gold Beach attraction near the bridge is the derelict sunken Mary D Hume. First constructed to aid the commercial cannery it carried cargo from Oregon to San Francisco. Later it was used as a whaling vessel in Alaska and finally as a tugboat. All of this history is available near the wreck. It was decommissioned in 1977 and sunk... More
This is a must see. Great historical value. Looks like a shipwreck above water.Nice place to stop to strech your legs while on your trip.
Right near the bridge, this sad boat sits slowly falling apart. Strange thing, despite how neglected this boat has become, there is actually a lookout are right on shore, and a huge sign telling its story. Its like paying tribute to something you care nothing about. Really sad. I read the long story and sat back and imagined its life.... More
unfortunately, the city council chose not to put $ into this for restoration. it's history is incredible. i think the winter storms this year have done it in....
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