We were about a mile and a half northeast of downtown Portland. We set
out for a walk and passed the Rose Quarter, an arena for sports and concerts.

The towers of the Oregon Convention Center The east end of the Broadway Bridge Crossing the bridge, we see the city light rail cars and several train lines below it. We're now over the Willamette River.  Looking north we see the Fremont Bridge. To the south is the Steel Bridge used by the city light rail cars and - the railroad.  The center section rises to let boats through.
A tug boat pushing a barge down the river passes under us. This shows the center section of the Steel Bridge raised to let the tug and barge through. The tower of Portland's rail station The Broadway Bridge passes right over the Union Station platforms and tracks.

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