Download e-book for kindle: Around Florence (Images of America) by Judy Fleagle

By Judy Fleagle

ISBN-10: 1467131520

ISBN-13: 9781467131520

ISBN-10: 1531676219

ISBN-13: 9781531676216

Florence, positioned halfway at the Oregon coast, has North America's greatest stretch of dunes to the south and the main photographed headlands at the Pacific coast to the north. even though Florence is at the coast, it's a river city situated on a bend of the Siuslaw River. earlier than the railroad arrived in 1916, the city was once bring to a halt and based upon ocean-going ships. The Siuslaw didn't make it effortless as a result of a notoriously moving river mouth earlier than the north jetty used to be in-built 1893. Even after the quay, crossing the bar persevered to be treacherous as a result of shallow depths and fickle winds. nevertheless, marketers William Kyle and O.W. Hurd, in attempting to outdo one another, constructed a thriving city. for many years, fishing and logging have been the mainstays. Now, they're travelers, retirees, and the humanities. outdated city, the place all of it all started, is a taking place position as soon as again.

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