The Trail, At Heceta Head Light, A Lighthouse, As An Oregon Structure

The Sign
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The sign that pointed the way to the lighthouse. The arrow pointed up, because the trail was a long uphill walk that felt longer than a 1/2 mile.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:47:22 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9470
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A Sign
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A sign alongside the trail told the story of Heceta Head Lightstation, "Illuminating the Darkness."


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:48:02 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9474
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Tower Stairs Closed
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Another sign alongside the trail said "Programs 11 to 3 Daily." It also said in red that, "No one is allowed up the tower stairs."


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 12:49:07 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9479
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A View
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One of several views from the trail. Surf flowed dramatically between two offshore islands.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:02:02 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9501
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An Inlet
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A inlet below the trail displayed an ebb and flow caused by ocean surf.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:18:46 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9545
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A Gift Shop
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Half way to the Lighthouse, a gift shop was open with snacks, water, and assorted souvenirs for sale.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:25:56 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9549
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Thickly Overgrown
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Parts of the trail were thickly overgrown, and masked the view of the coast.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:27:50 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9554
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Threatening Forest
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Off to the right of the trail grew a threatening forest.


The Trail external link   •  Heceta Head Light external link   •  A Lighthouse external link   •  An Oregon Structure   •  US-101, Florence, Oregon external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:31:09 Wednesday 7 September 2016)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 18 April 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_9560
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