August 28, 2013

Cascade Locks, Bonneville Dam


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One of the historic Cascade Locks

Though no longer functional one of the granite-framed Cascade Locks basins from 1896 remains intact.

Cascade Locks Marine Park in the city of Cascade Locks, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
locality: cascade-locks-columbia-river-oregon

coordinates: 45.6684 N -121.8964 W
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Cascade Slide from Thunder Island

The gigantic Cascade Slide that dammed the Columbia River in prehistoric times can be seen from the north side of Thunder Island.

Cascade Locks Marine Park in the city of Cascade Locks, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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coordinates: 45.6682 N -121.8982 W
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Native American fishermen on the Columbia River

Native Americans using a gill net to catch salmon on the Columbia River.

Cascade Locks Marine Park in the city of Cascade Locks, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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coordinates: 45.6711 N -121.895 W
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Bridge of the Gods

The Bridge of the Gods and the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler seen downstream from Thunder Island at Cascade Locks. A Native American fisherman in the boat is holding up a large salmon for me.

Cascade Locks Marine Park in the city of Cascade Locks, Oregon

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coordinates: 45.666 N -121.8986 W
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Bonneville Dam fish ladder

Looking down on the fish ladder from the observation area on top of the visitor center.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
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coordinates: 45.6416 N -121.9436 W
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Underwater windows on the Bonneville fish ladder

Windows afford an underwater view of the fish ladder at Bonneville Dam. Large salmon are seen here resting between steps in the ladder.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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coordinates: 45.6415 N -121.9436 W
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Fish ladder at Bonneville Dam

The fish ladder at Bonneville Dam allows fish, primarily salmon, to migrate upstream past the 197 foot (60 m) high dam.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
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coordinates: 45.6419 N -121.9439 W
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Bonneville Dam south powerhouse

The original powerhouse on the Oregon side of Bonneville Dam can be seen from the landscaped grounds of the visitor center.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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coordinates: 45.6424 N -121.9426 W
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Tailrace of Bonnevile Dam south powerhouse

The long whitewater tailrace below the original powerhouse at Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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Coordinates: 45.6386 N -121.9504 W
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Sturgeon pond at the Bonneville fish Hatchery

Huge sturgeon in a pond at the Bonneville National Fish Hatchery below Bonneville Dam. Underwater windows in the roofed structure proivide another view.

Bonneville National Fish Hatchery, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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Coordinates: 45.6342 N -121.9544 W
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Trout pond at the Bonneville National Fish Hatchery

It is okay to feed the trout in this pond. Fish of several species are reared in the long ponds and buildings seen here.

Bonneville National Fish Hatchery, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
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coordinates: 45.6326 N -121.9562 W
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Navigation lock at Bonneville Dam

The new lock at Bonneville Dam, built in 1993 to replace the smaller 1938 lock. The lock is shown here with downstream gates closed and upstream gates open, filled to upstream level.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
locality: bonneville-dam-south-columbia-river-oregon

coordinates: 45.6386 N -121.948 W
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High water level in the lock

The water level in the lock now matches that of the river on its upstream end.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
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coordinates: 45.6384 N -121.9471 W
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Bonnevile navigation lock in use

The Bonneville Dam navigation lock is seen here with the downstream gate open and the "Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler" beginning to move in.

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

August 28, 2013
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accession number: 2013-08-28 16
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region: oregon-columbia-gorge-cascades
locality: bonneville-dam-south-columbia-river-oregon

coordinates: 45.6386 N -121.948 W
click order on locality page: 7
type: full sphere

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