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Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

13416. (photo) Klipsan Beach Life-Saving Station, Washington c.1915.

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13416. (photo) Klipsan Beach Life-Saving Station, Washington c.1915.

13416. (photo) Klipsan Beach Life-Saving Station, Washington c.1915. Rare early photo on postcard paper shows great detail of the main entrance to the 1891 U.S. Life-Saving Station at Klipsan Beach (formerly Ilwaco Beach) north of Cape Disappointment. Photo includes the front of the Marquette-style station, fence and large sign. Photo measures 3 ½” x 5” on postcard paper. Clear close view, little or no wear. (VG+). $48.