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Uploaded: 12/15/11 11:38 PM GMT
I-5 Skies
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The I-5 Interstate bridge had spanned the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington since 1917. One of the very oldest remaining bridges like it left on the west coast. There is a new bridge in the works now and the price tag is a little bigger than the bridge!! Hope you like!

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::tigger3
12/15/11 11:42 PM GMT
I think this is about as perfect as it gets, beautiful.
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::0930_23
12/15/11 11:43 PM GMT
Now that's beautiful Paul. It looks like a huge dinosaur skeleton stretching across the water.
Sky and reflections are scrumptious.

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.koca
12/15/11 11:58 PM GMT
Magnificent shot, Paul, the sky and the water with the reflections is amazing. I love the silhouette of the bridge.
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.Starglow
12/16/11 12:37 AM GMT
This is an awesome capture. Wonderful color and reflections to your shot. It looks to be in good shape for as old as it is. I hate to see these taken down and replaced, but I wouldn't like it much if I were going across when it went down either.
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.Joanie
12/16/11 12:59 AM GMT
I don't know what I like about it the best!...lol...Great lighting, beautiful waters, excellent comp, ect....hehe....A fave for me Paul!
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::trixxie17
12/16/11 2:18 AM GMT
Really spectacular Paul - that shimmering copper water turning to gold - just beautiful.
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.Eubeen
12/16/11 4:31 AM GMT
A spectacular looking capture, Paul. Gorgeous colours in the photo and a great reflection of the sunset sky in the water. Very nicely presented scene.
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::SEFA
12/16/11 8:01 AM GMT
A beautiful sihlouette against a gorgeous sky and woderful colors. Great shot!
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.Tedi
12/16/11 8:22 AM GMT
Fantastic capture. The sky and the reflections in the water are gorgeous. I love the evening colors very much. Excellent work.
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.mesmerized
12/16/11 9:03 AM GMT
The silhouette of the bridge knifing through that blaze of fiery orange and red is really striking, Paul...magnificent shot...favs.
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::allisontaylor
12/16/11 1:24 PM GMT
The old bridge makes an excellent compliment to the colorful skies and reflections. Wonderful light, colors and composition. You could take a small bit off the lower span of water, but I can see why you didn't. I hope the new bridge is down the river and not taking the place of this one. Would be a shame to lose it. Saved to enjoy!
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.marcaribe
12/16/11 5:22 PM GMT
What a sunset masterpiece Paul with the bridge spanning the river that looks like molten copper with the puffy tiny orange clouds dotting the sky. I heard that the Hanford, WA cleanup is going so poorly that the Columbia River may get polluted, sure hope that doesn't happen! A+++ and save!
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.Jhihmoac
12/16/11 5:27 PM GMT
Looks like the old construction includes a vertical lift section to allow for ships...I would guess that the gridlock that results whenever the bridge is opened is one of the reasons why they are replacing it...Nice capture...Faved...
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.Zava
12/16/11 11:47 PM GMT
Oustanding! Just perfect color composition and varied reflection.
A Stunning capture.
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::ro_and
12/17/11 8:20 PM GMT
absolutly awesome picture, can't be any better !! Ro
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let me keep my eyes open, let me see the beauty
.icedancer
12/18/11 8:35 PM GMT
WOW this is Breath taking and love those brilliant colours
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::Inkeri
12/22/11 12:24 AM GMT
Magnificent photo,Paul.Love it.Faved.
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::PatAndre
12/24/11 12:58 AM GMT
Somehow I missed seeing this one. Stunning! KEEP-PAH
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::luckyshot
12/24/11 5:30 PM GMT
Paul - An old bridge and a sunset - both of which one can never tire. Thad
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.Gabbels
12/26/11 3:00 PM GMT
Love the silhouette against that gorgeous colored sky.
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.Susiesun
04/17/12 10:22 PM GMT
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Superb capture, Paul! Crystal photo and the composition is gorgeous, wonderful lighting and colors, love it! FANTASTIC!
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.hirschikiss22
04/25/12 2:15 AM GMT
Amazing! Love the rippled reflection...and the colors are stunning!!
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::stonewolff
07/24/12 3:54 PM GMT
Outstanding!!'Faved'
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