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Bonneville Dam
South Bank of the Columbia River, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon

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Tailrace of Bonnevile Dam south powerhouse

Tailrace of Bonnevile Dam south powerhouse

The long whitewater tailrace below the original powerhouse at Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, Oregon

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Bonneville Dam south powerhouse

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Bonneville Dam fish ladder

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Underwater windows on the Bonneville fish ladder

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Fish ladder at Bonneville Dam

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Navigation lock at Bonneville Dam

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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Bonnevile navigation lock in use

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

Date photographed: August 28, 2013
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