Drving east from Portland on I-84, cross the river at Biggs Jct on US 97 and climb to the top of the grade.
Taken November 3rd, 2012. Nikon D80 dslr, Nikkor 16-85 mm lens set at 68 mm. ISO 250, f /9.5, 1/500th second. Shot in RAW format, finished in Photoshop CC2015 with a Nik HDR Efex Pro 2 filter (Deep 1 setting).
The first World War I memorial in the U.S. was erected on a cliff overlooking the Columbia River. Built in the shape of Stonehenge, each concrete pillar memorializes a soldier from Klickitat County lost in the war. Today, the hills above the monument are covered with wind turbines.