Glass Beach A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power In the early 20th century, Fort Bragg residents threw their household garbage over the cliffs above what is now Glass Beach. They discarded glass, appliances, and even cars onto the land below.
At the time, the area was owned by the Union Lumber Company, and locals referred to it as "The Dumps." In the grand tradition of pre-global warming, fires were lit to reduce the size of the trash pile, as the beach began to accumulate a massive amount of rubbish.
image credit Glass Beach is a beach in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California, USA, that is abundant in sea glass created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town. In th... Read Post
A California beach was transformed from an ugly trash-filled eyesore to what is now known as the glittering Glass Beach. Throughout the earlier part of the last century, local residents in Fort Bragg, California, used a small sectio... Read Post