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Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Bay View Brewery / Guildesheim's 2nd Hand Hide & Junk Store

ca. 1891-1922

 
 
Bay View Brewery / Guildesheim's 2nd Hand Hide & Junk Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2015
1. Bay View Brewery / Guildesheim's 2nd Hand Hide & Junk Store Marker
Inscription.
On July 22, 1922 a fire
started here and spread to both
sides of Front Street. Within
hours, 25 businesses had been
completely destroyed.

 
Location. 43° 22.219′ N, 124° 12.713′ W. Marker is in Coos Bay, Oregon, in Coos County. Marker is on Oregon Coast Highway (U.S. 101) north of East Market Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is a metal tablet mounted near the sidewalk in front of a kiosk exhibiting a 340 year old tree trunk cross-section. Marker is at or near this postal address: 390 North Front Street, Coos Bay OR 97420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 340 Year Old Tree (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Curtis Sause (1913-2001) (a few steps from this marker); What is a Tugboat? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tugboat Ancestors (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tug Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); Koos No. 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shipping (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to the Oregon Coast (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coos Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. Notable Fires on the Oregon Coast.
1922: Marshfield was partially destroyed by a wildfire. (Today, Marshfield is known as Coos Bay.) (Submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Egyptian Theatre History.
Although its original use as a garage before the theatre’s grand opening in 1925 is well known, you might be surprised to learn that behind that fancy facade, there are still a couple of secrets. When the horrendous July 23, 1922 fire broke out on Front Street, it consumed the Marshfield City Hall, numerous downtown businesses, and several residences, all located along the waterfront. At their August meeting, the City Council passed an ordinance to sign a lease with H. Conje Noble (Harry C.) to house the fire department and the police department in his brand new highway garage. (Submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Disasters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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