Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[photos] Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center

Yesterday, I went with [info]tillyjane (a/k/a my mom) out to Skamania County, Washington, to the Skamania Lodge and the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center. We went mostly to look at the big machinery out there, because that's one of my things. Lunch at the Lodge came first, but we spent most of our time at the Interpretive Center.

It was awesome to spend a free afternoon with my mother. Her recent health issues have settled well, and we had a lot to talk about. Plus the day was beyond gorgeous, perfect for cruising top down in the Genre car.

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An abandoned wasp nest

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A curious bit of signage

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More antique bulldozers than I've seen in one place since I visited Ngawi, NZ

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Bulldozer in profile

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Bulldozer gauges

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Classic logging truck

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[info]tillyjane as Ben Hur, standing in a curious piece of folk art/kitbashing

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Mechanical pulping stone from an old paper mill

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General Motors F9-A diesel locomotive

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1921 Mack logging truck

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Mechanical textures

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Fiber arts

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Rosaries (there were thousands of them)

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Views of the grounds and sky

As usual, more at the Flickr set.

Photos © 2012, Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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