This photo was taken from near the top of Bohemia mountain facing west. The name Bohemia was the nick name of James Johnson the man who discovered the gold.
This is the Cape Creek bridge and bay. The photo was taken from the Heceta Head Lighthouse.
This is the stamping
mill purchased by Joseph Knott in 1870. It was the first operation to start
processing the gold
and eventually brought a fabulous amount of wealth to the area.
The gold from the Bohemia Mining District brought a financial boom to the town of Cottage Grove.
Sunset at the beach below Heceta Head Lighthouse.