Saturday, June 20, 2009

Snoqualmie Pass through the Cascade mountains

Snow still on the mountain tops

3,022 feet elevation

After crossing the Cascade mountains, the land becomes desert-like covered with sage brush

I-90 Columbia River Bridge ahead

Wild Horse Monument on the hilltop above the Wanapum Vista Overlook
David Govedare of Chewelah, Washington created the monument titled 'Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies'

Irrigated crops along I-90 are labeled

Truckloads of heavy machinery

Joy Mining Machinery underground coal mining roof support

Dirt devils (between the farms) were common in central Washington state

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