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Sep 3, 2020 - On the Columbia River

Bridgeport State Park September 1-3, 2020 It’s 160 miles from Rockport to Bridgeport State Park on the Columbia River. The first 135 of those miles was on Hwy. 20, on the segment called the North Cascade Highway. Shortly after leaving the campground, we stopped in the Newhalem. It’s a company town owned by Seattle City Light. All of its population are employees of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. In Newhalem, we had several photo-ops of equipment used in the building of the project. A few miles east of there, we left the highway and...

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May 17, 2018 - Mels early childhood home then and now

Set off to Cheney, close to Spokane Washington. We took the long way around to Spokane so we could drive through Bridgeport Washington. Mels family lived here for 7 years. His father did many things to include Assistant Pastor, real estate agent, sold insurance and founded the Bridgeport Rifle and Pistol Club. Mel has many fond memories of his adventures growing up here while they were building the Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River. The town used to be lined with many Cotton Wood Trees, that have since been partially cut down and...

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Apr 27, 2008 - Day 1 a road often travelled (by us).

The weather warmed considerably after leaving home and by lunchtime was nice enough to eat outside - wehad only amde it as far as Chief Joseph dam as w stopped to get groceries etc at Wal Mart - seems we can't go anywhere without stopping at WM. After lunch on to Grand Coulee Dam and then to Spokane where we stopped for the night in a rather uninteresting RV Park. Oh well, only 1 night!

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