Archive for the ‘Places-Scenic Views’ Category

Cherry Orchards

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

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Cherry Orchards blooming as far as you can see but I suspect that the group of trees to the left of the little shed are probably pear trees. Photo:  Near Panorama Point, Hood River, OR 4/19/2013







Peach Orchards on the Columbia

Friday, March 20th, 2015


Peach Orchards in the Columbia River Gorge.   Taken in WA along the Columbia River west of the Maryhill Museum   Upper photo 3/30/2013 and lower 2/28/2009

Deschutes River Canyon

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Freight train in the Deschutes River Can crossing over the bridge as it exits a tunnel. The river has cut through many layers of lava and the rock formations are very impressive. It’s all up hill to Madras. Photo 1/20/2015


Flounder Fishing

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Heading out to fish for early morning flounder fishing in Tillamook Bay at Rockaway, Or   Photo 3/14/2008boat1-480x366 - Version 2

Columbia River Gorge

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014


Barge traffic in the Columbia River Gorge near Biggs, OR.  Photo: 2/28/2009

Land of the Giants

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

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Land of the Giants.  Looking East from The Dalles Mt in Washington.  Some of  the towers are still under construction and soon this whole area will be dotted with them.  The small white areas on the ground are probably trailers.  Photo:  4/20/2009

Stonehenge Replica on the Columbia

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

The Stonehenge near Mary’s Hill, WA was built as a replica of the original in England and it was constructed as a World War I Memorial.  Note the local Druid and his dog.  Photo:  2/28/2009


Rowena Point

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014


Rowena Point overlooking the Columbia River, U.S. Highway 30/Interstate Highway 84, Old State Highway 30 and a freight train headed for Portland. Photo: Near Mosier, Or 4/13/2006

Shearers Falls on the Deschutes

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014


Native Americans net salmon from platforms at Shearers Falls on the Deschutes River in Central Oregon.  The falls are rated as a class six cataract and being sure-footed is a necessity.  The fisherman has landed a fish in the lower picture.  Photo:  6/16/2010

Hell’s Canyon Fire

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Not much left of this home right next to the Snake River on the Idaho side in Hell’s Canyon. Photo: 8/19/2014_MG_8169 - Version 2