In Washington, D.C., at about 2 o'clock Pacific Standard Time, 1932, President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) turned a telegraphic key to unfurl the flags on Seattle's bridge. Sirens wailed and a 21-gun salute cut off in mid-sentence Governor Hartley's speech. Fireboats shot lakewater into the air, and the Sixth Army Engineers Band played the National Anthem. This another of the floating home villages, little further north, form the ones in yesterday's blog. The house are bigger
This is the south end of Lake Union, with a lot of new construction. Two more photos. The two on theft side the vessels that provided the needed transportation between Seattle, Tacoma on small villages between, prior to the development of bridges and roadways. The number two on the left is a doubled decked passenger vessel, built in 1922. The red one the right is a retired retired lighthouse vessel with coal fired steam engine. She was built in 1904 and saw her duty off the
Who could have believed this some 20/30 years ago? The climate is definitely changing - this is a popular and croweded beach in downtown Vancouver during summer time. I took this picture yesterday (Dec. 21st) and the view has the appearance of summer time with green lawn, people on the seawall and no snow
This is our view from Hilton Hotel in Vancouver WA. On the way up from Albany, OR we saw this great view of snowy Mt. Hood and I wanted to get a good shot. We took side trips off I5 to get to a location, where I could get an undisturbed view. No chance, but when we got to our room at Hilton, there was the shot I wanted. Then the sunset came another great view.
The mountain chain with Deadman Pass is in the background and Pendleton at the foot of the mountain. When we left Baker City and travelled over the mountain it was clear sky and sunshine. However, as soon as we got down on the flat land the fog came in and it looked very threatening.