|Victorian era bayfront machine shop in original condition with 27+
pieces of belt driven floor machinery. Original 1880's steam engine and boiler on
premise. Over 8500 sq.ft with three floors: A main shop floor, a second floor
mezzanine wood shop pattern area and a third floor for drafting and wood pattern
storage. On the bay with a small loading track for flat bottom boats and
grandfathered dock pilings. Antique contents go with sale. The last of its size,
completeness and most original condition left in America. Over 125 years old, one
of a kind, you will never find another.
FOR SALE! Call Century 21 Best Realty 541-267-2221 Dan Holmen
A coastal DESTINATION as a brew pub, museum, metal smithing and
boat building school... or even a one of a kind living loft.
c.1952, One of the last of the steam locomotives to come down Front Street. Recently, our
County Commissioners went out on a politically charged limb to bring our railroad back. They deserve
a big thank you for demonstrating true leadership in forming the Coos Bay Rail Link.
|EXTREMELY RARE actual Bay Front Property! Low tide with dock pilings visible. More
pilings exist just below this particular tide and maybe collared to re-establish height and
usefulness to reclaim the original L-dock.
|Large collection of winches not to be
confused with the term "wenches"
which, for a fee, were found on floating
establishments near by.
This picture is prior to extensive
foundation rebuilding. More donkey
cores adorn the property now as well
as a "Skagit" brand donkey with a
flathead Ford V-8. See a winch that
strikes your fancy? They make
excellent leashes for your rotweiller as
well as impressive yard ornaments next
to the other cars in your yard. Spouses
just love the look of these adorned with
|The last of an era (l-r): Uncle Roy Jacobson (inventor / magician), Hobart Schaer (blacksmith / dirty songs &
tall tales), Uncle Ray Jacobson (owner / historian / less tall tale teller / worked at CBIW for over 70 years- truly
an "iron" man)
All kid vistors, from about age 5 and up, always got a shiny new real silver quarter and and offered a pinch of
Copenhagen. You always took the chew as a Norwegian politeness and treid to never make a face as you
chewed it and swallowed part, otherwise you would incur the wrath of "What the hell's the matter with you
We've been in business for over 125 years,,,NOW ITS your TURN!
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