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Thomas Kay Woolen Mill II

The building which housed the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill was built in 1896. The foundation walls, built of rock and concrete, are two feet thick and nine feet high. The plank floors inside are supported by 48 massive 12 X 16 inch wooden beams, each 60 feet long. Continue reading

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Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

The best part of visiting the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill is that inside the musty, creaky old building are many of the massive machines original to the mill. A remarkable tour for young and old alike! Continue reading

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America’s Favorite Pastime

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America’s Favorite Pastime II

A vintage base ball match was played between arch rivals, the Vancouver Occidentals and the 1st Oregon Volunteers. Continue reading

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Director Park in Downtown Portland

Simon & Helen Director Park is sleek and modern with sharp, clean lines. It’s an urban space in the heart of downtown Portland that still manages to be inviting. Continue reading

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A Bite of Oregon

Thousands of people attended the 2010 Bite of Oregon food festival held in Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, OR. Continue reading

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Everything Old Made New Again

Check out the 5th Annual Recycled Art Festival in downtown Vancouver, WA, where everything old is made new again. Continue reading

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Salmon Run Bell Tower

Church bells, clock towers, chimes of any kind. If I’m out and about, walking, there’s nothing like the ringing of a bell to stop me dead in my tracks. I just can’t help but look around for the source of … Continue reading

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Pomeroy Farm’s Annual Herb Festival

The Pomeroy Farm’s annual Herb Festival features thousands of fresh herb and vegetable plants, live entertainment, vendors, hayrides, and a Farm Cafe. Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge

My first trip through the Columbia River Gorge was a jaw dropping experience. Continue reading

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