This trail at Deception Pass State Park is beautiful, and then emerges to feature a stunning view of Deception Pass Bridge. Near the “intersection” of West Beach and North Beach on the Whidbey side of the park.
I photographed this immature eagle and several others from the area around Edison and the Samish River. Also in the area were ducks, hawks, herons and trumpeter swans. A beautiful afternoon in Skagit County.
Currently under construction at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) are tugboats for the U.S. Navy. Two of six tugs under order are pictured here, with another photo of a pilot house that will ultimately be lifted into place. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., these 90-foot tugs will be used by the Navy to perform ship-handling […]
What almost appears to be white bandages is a protective “catch fabric” spread beneath Canoe and Deception Pass bridges during an extensive repair and paint project. This photo of Canoe Pass Bridge was taken from the North Beach area of Deception Pass State Park, Whidbey Island.
I was surprised to find dozens of people at Deception Pass Park beaches on a cold, windy day. So you can imagine my shock when I discovered four sea kayakers PURPOSELY headed into choppy waters between Whidbey, Fidalgo and Deception islands. It turns out the Bellingham foursome was made up of experienced kayakers including Junior […]
It was already closed and literally on the way out, but this 2009 photo shows tiny Wyman’s Marina (previously Robinson’s) on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes (white buildings). Part of the privately owned marina was disassembled by this time, and ultimately demolished as part of a mitigation project by the Port of Anacortes. The blue […]
Allen Rhoades of Anacortes Brewery mixes a batch in this February 2009 photo at the Commercial Avenue business. Rhoades is co-owner of Rockfish Restaurant as well, as serves as Chairman of the Washington Brewers Commission (WBC). He also is an instructor at the Mount Vernon campus of Skagit Valley College.