The Union Oil Pier in Avila Beach was demolished and every pier in San Luis Obispo County was damaged when a powerful storm hit in March 1983. David Middlecamp The Tribune
The Union Oil Pier in Avila Beach was demolished and every pier in San Luis Obispo County was damaged when a powerful storm hit in March 1983. David Middlecamp The Tribune

‘We got three guys in the water!’ — 1983 storm wiped out Union Oil Pier

February 23, 2018 02:56 PM

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .