Coquille River Lighthouse Bandon Oregon

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The area around the present-day town of Bandon was inhabited by the Coquille Indians, before white settlers started to arrive in 1850. The town site was settled in 1853 and was first called Averill. After the arrival of several immigrants from Bandon, Ireland in 1873, the town’s name was changed to Bandon in 1874.

A Coquille River Lighthouse was the next logical step for improving navigation at the river’s mouth. The lighthouse would act as both a coastal light and a harbor light.

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Comments (196)

Cato75 on November 4, 2012

Fascinating composition witht deeply impressive clouds! L;F! Friendly greetings, Torsten

Meisch Roger on November 25, 2012

Very good photo L163

Eslam Khaled on March 1, 2013

Excellent snapshot, image is very beautiful.

I like it greetings from Egypt.

Best wishes from *(Eslam Khaled)*Asyut

Dominique andré on April 15, 2013

Superbe composition et une belle capture de couleur, YSL, amitiés, Daumy

GasGasL€X on May 10, 2013

Worthy of some awards!!. Too many amazing photos !!. Well done!

adriana bruno on May 10, 2013

LIKE, eccellente scatto! Un saluto, Adriana

Natalie Colman on May 23, 2013

Very beautiful photography!


Ewa_K - NO Views on August 17, 2013

Spectacular sky and clouds, beautiful photo:) Like

Roger Powell on September 24, 2013

A fantastic image. Lighthouse images always attract me - and the clouds beyond are very impressive!
Liked :)

Joe Lourenḉo on October 27, 2013

Much thanks my Pano Friends for all your kind words, for all your 172 LIKES and much more thanks for the special 68 FAVORITES!

Reiner Vogeley (No V… on December 31, 2013

The photo is very beautiful! like & Y*

★.¸¸.☆ Happy New Year 2014 ☆.¸¸.★

Best regards, Reiner

Brutifully_Beautiful on December 31, 2013

Stunning photo of the lighthouse and beautiful sky coming in behind it! F69/L174

jomaba on January 9, 2014

great photo of the lighthouse at Junro beautiful river

Like & favorite

respectful lengths Portugal, land of Cristiano Ronaldo and Eusebio

Von Epik on March 12, 2014

I am one more admirer of your photo! L+F. Wishes!

FreshPhoto on August 12

Remarkable photo of this wonderful lighthouse!

F72 + L178

Attila HunTurk on September 13

Beautiful image and place. Best wishes.

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Photo taken in Bullards Beach State Park, North, Bandon, OR 97411, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 23, 2012
  • Attribution
    by Joe Lourenḉo
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Taken on 2010/09/20 04:03:23
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.30 EV
    • No flash