Heavy surf on Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

Surf pounds Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

Strong winds, deep swells, and high tides pound
Tillamook Rock Lighthouse south of Seaside, OR
in the late afternoon of April 2, 2010. These images, taken from Indian Beach in Ecola State Park, show the incredible forces of nature that
attack this famous Oregon Coast landmark every
winter.

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MeMyself says ... on Friday, Apr 9 at 9:17 AM

I hear that Anne's is a great attraction. :)

CliffHanger says ... on Monday, Apr 5 at 7:23 AM

I want to be in that lighthouse in a storm.

limpinlizard says ... on Monday, Apr 5 at 7:16 AM

Always, rumors, rumors, I was born in Tillamook, over 60 yrs. ago, never heard of cremains, in lighthouse, don't live in Tillamook anymore though, terrible place to live unless you are a fish or duck, lots of rain, wind and cold.

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Apr 4 at 8:47 PM

Hey mark 76. It’s not nice to call kids names.

twistedhippy says ... on Sunday, Apr 4 at 7:25 PM

great photo

debbie97058 says ... on Sunday, Apr 4 at 5:35 PM

Great pics!! appreciate you posting 'em!

netters says ... on Sunday, Apr 4 at 3:59 AM

Im here now... Middle of a storm earlier... I just played trivia but everypn deserves to be here

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 8:14 PM

tlknkr was right that there are 30 cremains, until one day some one broke into the lighthouse and damages everything there.

tlknkr says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 4:09 PM

Apparently there are appx 30 cremains.

Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 3:51 PM

actually the deal never went through for the individual who wanted to turn the lighthouse into a memorial. There are no remains there.

yaquina says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 3:50 PM

Goggle tillamook lighthouse for the whole fascinating story. This is one of the most infamous lighthouses in the USA.

Heiss Haus says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 3:43 PM

I learned from one of the volunteers at Ecola State Park that there are a number of cremains housed there at Terrible Tilly. An individual bought it from the state and operated it as a place for people to have their cremains stored. More info anyone?

Bob says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 12:07 PM

I am surprised that the rock is still there after all of these years.

markw76 says ... on Saturday, Apr 3 at 11:40 AM

And those all used to have someone operating them 24/7. Kids think they have it rough? Wussies.

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