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A Visit to the Columbia April 19, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 2:15 pm

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Thought I’d toss up a few photos of the Columbia Gorge for perusal and enjoyment.  This past week, we drove down to Maryhill and explored that section of the Columbia – but it was Thursday last, when most of the following photos were taken, that thunderheads chased us east, providing some dramatic photo ops.

(Click to enlarge!)

The West. Powerlines and barbed wire. The West. Powerlines and barbed wire.

During inclement weather, the play of shadows and highlights in the Gorge During inclement weather, the play of shadows and highlights in the Gorge

Heading up Interstate 97, just above the river. Wind turbines and farms co-exist. Heading up Interstate 97, just above the river. Wind turbines and farms co-exist.

Flowers in the box canyons of Horse Thief Butte. Flowers in the box canyons of Horse Thief Butte.

More from Horse Thief Butte, flowers and hieroglyphs More from Horse Thief Butte, flowers and hieroglyphs

Shades of 'Maverick' on the Columbia - click to zoom in on this paddlewheeler. Shades of ‘Maverick’ on the Columbia – click to zoom in on this paddlewheeler.

Big sky above the river Big sky above the river

The railroad bridge near Wishram threatened by looming dark clouds The railroad bridge near Wishram threatened by looming dark clouds

The Four Mountain viewpoint, where Paul's dad, the Very Reverend Theodore Dorpat would stop the car on family trips. Just a couple miles south of Goldendale The Four Mountain viewpoint, where Paul’s dad, the Very Reverend Theodore Dorpat would stop the car…

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