Portland Convention Center Towers
The Portland Aerial Tramway
A rather frightening Festival ride ...
... gets even scarier.
Canada Geese in the Willamette River
A less stressful carnival ride
Graffiti across the Willamette River
The floating Oregon Maritime Museum
Huge painting on the side of a building
Cloud formations make Portland buildings seem to be on fire.
Our Portland Rose Hotel
Carnival Ferris Wheel at sunset
Next Day: A visit to Portland's Union Station
A foot bridge over the rail yards
The rail yards
A carpet of petals under a flowering tree
Outside Union Station ...
... and a panorama of the inside of Union Station
Another interior panorama
We pass the 1920 Portland Otis Elevator headquarters.
The old Portland Armory is now Portland Center Stage, theater.
Powell's bookstore panorama of just one small portion ...
... Powell's is simply too large to photograph.
Judy Pfaff's Ya-Wa Tree sculpture
Now we drop in on the Rose Festival's Starlight Parade. Here comes the Alaska Airlines floating float.
Dry brush rendering of the Alaska Airlines float.
The Overton High School Foxes (dry brush)
St. Paul Rodeo float
Can anyone identify this float?
Star Wars troopers ... run for your lives.
The Portland State Vikings float
This band carries its own loud speakers!
Peace and Santa Claus ... !
Queen of the Astoria Regatta
Cannon Beach sand castle float
Neptune, girls, and ballooons. What does it represent?
Illuminated Polynesian dancers
"You gotta have a fiddle in the band"