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Turn, Turn, Turn: 1941

Turn, Turn, Turn: 1941

September 1941. "Highway leading down to the gorge at the Columbia River from the bench land. Klickitat County, Washington." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

 

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For steeper slopes turns are much sharper and the road resembles zigzag pattern.
In Montenegro, one such a road had created the legend that an engineer fell in love with a local shepherdess, Maria, and could not stop "writing" her initial at the slope of the mountain.

Great composition of a three distinctive fields of foreground, distant hill and the sky.

Pick your poison

Heading south, Maryhill Loops road merges into the Lewis and Clark Highway, which intersects US Highway 97, which takes you to the Columbia River. You can get there fast, or you can take the gnarly route.

Maryhill Loops Road

US97 is now visible on the next hill, as well as many wind turbines, but the road is still there.

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