Flowers decorate entry to powerhouse at Gorge Dam near Newhalem, WA.

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Also see more of my images on Flickr of North Cascades and Skagit Dams.  Also 2007 video inside Gorge Powerhouse.

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Gorge Dam along Highway 20

Ross Dam

540 ft. tall, an arch dam.  Holding back the Skagit River's tremendous water pressure
and turning that pressure into a force that runs much of Seattle; electricity.

Like the dams and power generators, the bicycle is also a machine,
but it is a machine more dwarfed by nature.

My second bike trip across USA