Saturday, June 6, 2020

Sea Lion Caves

A system of enormous sea caves with up to 38 m tall ceiling. Here lives a group of Steller's sea lions - during the...

Borax Lake

Thermal lake which is fed by hot springs. The temperature of the lake surface is between 16 and 38 degrees C and also higher....

Mickey Hot Springs

Geothermal field with thermal springs and mudpots. The hottest springs are boiling. Here have existed also intermittent springs. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.67851 N 118.34823 W Categories: Geothermal fields,...

Steel Bridge (Portland)

A double decker truss bridge which was constructed in 1912. This bridge has a complex vertical lift which rises the double decker system from...

Hawthorne Bridge

A historical truss bridge, constructed in 1910. It has a vertical lift which operates up to this day, rising a section of bridge from...

St. Johns Bridge

A beautiful steel suspension bridge, constructed in 1931. The bridge towers have unusual Neo-Gothic forms. Bridge is 630 m long, the main span is...

Pittock Mansion

A prominent private mansion which was constructed in 1909 - 1914. This French Rennaisance style chateau has 46 rooms. Around the house are famous...

John Jacob Astor Hotel

Historic former hotel building, constructed in Art Deco style in 1922 - 1923. Using the height of the 8th-floor high hotel, here was set...

Astoria – Megler Bridge

The longest continuous truss bridge in the United States. This 6.55 km long bridge was constructed in 1962-1966 across Columbia River. The longest span...

Pumice Desert

Here a very thick layer of pumice and ash has created a dry area where the water permeates the ground too fast to sustain...