Description Cape Meares Lighthouse. The lighthouse was named for Captain John Meares who was the first to sail into Tillamook Bay. It is recognized as the shortest lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. Built in 1889, The lighthouse lens is a first order Fresnel (pronounced Fraynel) lens made in Paris, France. It was shipped around Cape Horn, up the west coast to Cape Meares. It was then hauled 217 feet up the cliff by a wooden crane built from local timbers native to the area.
William Castner, Boulder Member Since June 2019 Artist Statement Fine art photographer based in Boulder, Colorado. I exhibit in several regional galleries and hang in hospitals, hotels, corporate offices and private collections. I work extensively with art consultants and interior designers nationwide. My photography has been published in magazines, newspapers, textbooks and as posters, calendars and note cards.