Monthly Archives: April 2008

Ocean Shore RR near Davenport

That’s what it says on the back side of this photo

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What You Didn't Know About The Ocean Shore RR & The Butano

Hello June. Some of your readers interested in the Ocean Shore R.R. may not know that efforts to resurrect it began almost as soon as it was abandoned. Jack Wagner’s THE LAST WHISTLE is the best reference. I recall several … Continue reading

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Is the Anderson Bridge Still Standing?

(Photo: Courtesy Tony Pera.) I asked John Vonderlin: Is this a photo of Anderson Bridge? Is it still standing? John said: I believe the attached photos are of it. The photo you sent was of the bridge in its early … Continue reading

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South Coast Beaches: The Seven Sisters (cont'd) With "Wowie" Photos by John Vonderlin

The Seven Sisters (cont’d) Story & Photos by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, The next “Sister” to the south is the Acid Beach Arch. I’ve shared a few photos of this previously, both cliff-top and beach level shots, … Continue reading

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To The Friends of Orril Fluharty

Dear Friends of Orril Fluharty Pescadero Community Church and the Family of Orril Fluharty invite you to join us in a Memorial Celebration of the life of Orril Fluharty, 2-July-1912 to 25-April-2008. The Memorial Service will be held: May 18, … Continue reading

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Orril Fluharty, RIP

Kerry Lobel wrote: I just wanted to be sure that you had heard that news that Orril Fluhardy passed away on Friday. thanks for all you do. (Photos: Orril and Rowan Fluharty; Orril with great grandchildren; Orril, Rowan & Riley … Continue reading

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South Coast Beaches: The Seven Sisters

Story & Photos by John Vonderlin email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, I like to make up names to designate various places and features I encounter in my explorations. Usually it’s a form of shorthand I can use when discussing matters … Continue reading

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Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin

Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin are seeking the identity of “Monty Parker,” whose name, birth & date of death appear on a post at secluded “AMB” Beach on the South Coast. Hi June, … Continue reading

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Good Stuff Coming from South Coast Explorer John Vonderlin

who recently “went out” to Acid Beach & Beyond with co-adventurer Larry Fitterer.

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A Pebble Beach "Gem" That Became A Pendant

(Photo: This pendant belonged to Mrs. Caroline Dias of Pescadero.)

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