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The television camera is presently off-line. It will show a live blastoff of Interstate 5 bridge when we get it going again. The camera can besides be panned to show the Interstate dragoon bridge, owned by Burlington Northern. It ’ s a mile west of the I-5 bridge. Completed in 1908, the railroad bridge was the beginning bridge to be built across the lower Columbia River.
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After the dragoon crosses the Columbia, it continues confederacy across Hayden Island to cross North Portland Harbor, historically known as the Oregon Slough. The Oregon Slough Railroad Bridge is besides owned and operated by BNSF Railway .
The Port of Vancouver and the Vancouver Grain terminal, which is owned by United Grain Corporation, is about 1 nautical mile West of the I-5 bridge. NOTE : The television camera is not ( so far ) operational. The live blast may be updated at the pace of 1 frame per irregular. The Oregonian has a time-lapse made from the pilothouse of a working tug traveling through the I-5 bridge .
Realtime Marine Traffic Maps show vessel position while PlaneFinder.net maps realtime flights from PDX .
Vancouver Washington is located at River Mile 128 on the Columbia River, near the confluence of the Willamette River which goes through Portland, about 12 miles south from this point .
Bridges across the Columbia River include the Lewis and Clark bridge, about 50 miles west, connecting Rainier, Oregon to Longview Washington. The Astoria Megler Bridge is at the sass of the Columbia River. The Bridge of the Gods, some 40 miles upriver, connects Cascade Locks OR to Stevenson, WA .
The Bonneville Power Administration sells electricity from 31 dams in the Columbia River Basin, including its namesake dam near Cascade Locks .
Hayden Island, where this camera is located, is equitable North of Terminal 6, with the Columbia River flowing on both sides. here ’ s a walk enlistment though West Hayden Island .
The Port of Portland ’ s Marine Terminal 6 lies immediately south of Hayden Island. Kelly Point Park, the point of confluence between the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, is off to the leave of Terminal 6 .
In July, 2013, the city ’ s Planning and Sustainability Commission voted to support annexation of the Island to the City of Portland to enable the Port to create a deep water marine terminal on some 300 acres, but that hold carried a kind of extenuation requirements for the Port .
On Jan 8, 2014, Port of Portland officials said that they would NOT proceed with developing nautical terminals on West Hayden Island. The Port blamed the city for requirements that would price the farming out of the marketplace .
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The Port of Longview generated tax income of $ 28 million in 2011, the Port of Vancouver, with more than 50 marine and industrial tenants, employ 2,300 people, generating a total overall income of $ 859.6 million, while the Port of Portland aviation and marine activities produced more than $ 1.7 billion in total income for the region. In contrast, the Port of Astoria is losing money.
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Until recently, Vancouver ’ s United Grain and Portland ’ s Columbia Grain on Terminal 5 received grain merely via railing. But now, Tidewater and Shaver tugs extradite barges to two staging areas on the North side of Hayden Island where they are then retrieved by grain-elevator companies. The grain operators dispute with stevedore is ongoing .
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