Astoria Column Photos

The Astoria Column (125 ft) is reinforced concrete on Coxcomb Hill over the town of Astoria, OR. It was designed by Electus D. Litchfield & decorated by Attilio Pusterla in 1926. The column traces the history of Oregon.

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Astoria Column of reinforced concrete atop Coxcomb Hill. Astoria, OR.Observation deck atop Astoria Column with sgraffito frieze by Attilio Pusterla spiraling from bottom to top chronologically. Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from expedition across Great Divide to Northwest Company to statehood. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Sale to the Northwest Company & US Ship Ontario. Astoria, OR.
Astoria Column (1926) (125 ft) of reinforced concrete atop Coxcomb Hill. Astoria, OR. Architect: Electus D. Litchfield. On National Register.Observation deck atop Astoria Column with sgraffito frieze by Attilio Pusterla spiraling from bottom to top chronologically. Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from expedition across Great Divide (1812) to Northwest Company to statehood (1859). Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Sale to the Northwest Company & US Ship Ontario. Astoria, OR.
Astoria Column frieze details of across the Great Divide. Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from Fort Clatsop to John Jacob Astor. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of to John Jacob Astor era. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark era & Fort Clatsop. Astoria, OR.
Astoria Column frieze details of across the Great Divide (1812). Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from Fort Clatsop to John Jacob Astor. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of to John Jacob Astor era. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark era & Fort Clatsop. Astoria, OR.
Frieze of Astoria Column from Robert Gray to Lewis & Clark era. Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from Robert Gray to Lewis & Clark era. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark with Thomas Jefferson. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark expedition. Astoria, OR.
Frieze of Astoria Column from Robert Gray (1792) to Lewis & Clark era (1805-6). Astoria, OR.Frieze of Astoria Column from Robert Gray (1792) to Lewis & Clark era (1805-6). Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark with Thomas Jefferson. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column frieze details of Lewis & Clark expedition. Astoria, OR.
Astoria Column frieze details of Indians along the Columbia during Lewis & Clark expedition. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column architect & artist credits. Astoria, OR.View of countryside from Astoria Column. Astoria, OR.
Astoria Column frieze details of Indians along the Columbia during Lewis & Clark expedition. Astoria, OR.Astoria Column architect & artist credits. Astoria, OR.View of countryside from Astoria Column. Astoria, OR.

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