At 460 Feet 2 Inches, the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Ferry ‘Wenatchee’ has a capacity of 2,500 passengers. Here is a link to the DOT’s page about the ‘Wenatchee’ ferry.
An interesting note regarding Washington’s Ferry System, it falls under the Department of Transportation’s responsibility so though they travel on water they are officially part of the state’s highway system.
Former Wenatchee Panther, Micah Mack, is playing for the Willamette University (OR) Tennis Team! Love to see local athletes continuing their athletics as they go off to college.
Interesting story from South Carolina looking at the coming tech boom for Quincy, Washington. It seems that Google may be doing something similar there.
Recent pictures of the Three Lakes area just south of Wenatchee,
Washington have been added to our gallery of local communities. Most of
these photos were taken over the winter. Three Lakes is a unique
community centered around a much talked about golf course and sitting
high on a hill overlooking the Columbia River. The Three Lakes photo gallery
can be viewed here.
Though there was tons of damage done to homes and cars, some of the most visible damage was done to Wenatchee’s city parks. Many large trees that had provided shade from early in Wenatchee’s history are no more.
Memorial Park lost a number of large trees and there will be less shade and shelter during this year’s Apple Blossom Festival.
Many of the largest trees at Pioneer Park were ripped right out of the soft earth and still lay on their sides.
Lincoln Park, known more for it’s wide open spaces than it’s tree cover, also sustained serious tree damage. Lincoln Park became headquarters for the city’s debris removal.
We’ve just uploaded some pictures taken the day after the wind storm that hit Wenatchee and the rest of North Central Washington on January 8th, 2007. They’re filed under the events section, or you can click here to see pictures of the destruction and damage.
It still amazing that no serious injuries or death resulted from this storm.
The bridges and tunnels category in the gallery here at ncwpics.com continues to be the most visited and viewed. Along with natural rock formations, I’ve always had an attraction to large structures like tunnels, bridges, and dams.
Whether it’s a small “tunnel” or a large bridge, hopefully we’ll get most of them documented here at ncwpics.com for you.