Jim Gibbs is seen here riding the breeches buoy to Tillamook Rock Lighthouse in Oregon. He served there as assistant keeper from 1945-1946 and wrote of his experiences in his book Tillamook Light, first published in 1953. (Courtesy Jim Gibbs Collection)
Back to the edition of: Sep/Oct 2017
Pacific Coast Lighthouse Keeper and Maritime Historian Honored
All contents copyright © 1995-2019 by Lighthouse Digest®, Inc. No story, photograph, or any other item on this website may be reprinted or reproduced without the express permission of Lighthouse Digest. For contact information, click here.
Subscribe to Lighthouse Digest
USLHS Marker Fund
Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt
Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2019