Category Archives: Ed’s Sunday Stills

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Rivers and Creeks

The largest dam removal project in  American history began in 2011 on the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula in Northwest Washington State. Since then two dams were removed, allowing the river to run free for the first time in over 100 years. The slides show what’s left of the Gline’s Canyon dam and Lake Mills that it backed up. Being freed, the river now runs naturally and you can see much of the debris that washed down from the lake when the dam was first breached. The later pictures show it in its more natural state. Several species of Wild Pacific Salmon have already found their way back up the river to their primordial spawning grounds.

 

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Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Bridges

Collapsed Skagit River bridge, on Interstate - 5,

Collapsed Skagit River bridge, on Interstate – 5,

Sunday Stills asks for a bridge of any kind. This one was a functioning bridge until it collapsed. It is back functioning again but it was a major headache for a while as it is part of Interstate 5 that ties the West Coast with British Columbia, Canada.