- 1936-09-27 - 1936-09-29
Photograph showing a chimney and debris at the site of a U. S. Coast Guard building in Bandon, Oregon, after the town was destroyed by a wildfire on Saturday, September 26, 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven that were published in a spread on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 29, 1936. The photographs were published under the headline “Photographs Vividly Portray Horror of Holocaust Which Completely Destroyed Beautiful Bandon-by-the-Sea.” This photograph had the following caption: “Only a chimney and flagpole remain erect in the air, where once stood the fine headquarters of the Bandon United States coast guard.” Also see image Nos. 372A0725, 372A0727, and 372A0728, which were published on the same page as this photograph, and image No. 372A0722, which was published on the front page the same day. Image note: The text “x 15” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.