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Old Oct 20, 2007, 10:53 PM   #1
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part of the old gun emplacements at Fort Stevens, near the mouth of the Columbia River. the fort was deactivated after WWII, and is now part of a state park.

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Old Oct 21, 2007, 11:12 PM   #2
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When I first saw this photo, I knew exactly what it was. I've been to Ft. Stephens several times and have camped at the Fort Stephens State Park campground a couple times. On at least one visit, there were a group of VFW people doing a reenactment of some of the activities at the fort. They had authentic uniforms, guns, and even found some old military vehicles to use in their exercises.

There is a lot to see at Ft. Stephens. There are some old railroad cars, a "pop-up" cannon that being restored, a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean from atop one of the cannon sites.

Thanks for sharing this, Squirrel. Dilapidated, indeed!


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Old Oct 23, 2007, 7:47 AM   #3
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Wow, reminds me of some shots of Alcatraz in one of the Dirty Harry movies.

Haunting shot.

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