This is a close-up of one of the many decomposing tanks and infrastructure at the old Blue Heron Mill. Fortunately they give tours of the mill now, as so many hooligan-types were sneaking in to take pictures of nature doing it’s thing. See what they are soon planning to do with the once-derelict site at rediscoverthefalls.com
The River Queen was moored along the banks of the Willamette river in downtown Portland for decades. She’s now moored on the Columbia, in a ghostly sort of way. More information at evergreenfleet.com:
Radio call letters: WH6754
Built: San Francisco, CA, 1922.
Length: 216′ 7″
Beam: 63′ 8″
Speed: 13 knots
Autos: 55 Passengers: 468 Gross Tonnage: 919
Name Translation: Shasta is taken from the mountain of the same name in northern California.
This is actually four images stitched together; a larger version is available at www.flickr.com/photos/youloveben.