Portland Waterfront: Early Twenty first Century

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A Korean "grocery boat" loads a variety of different grain cargos at CLD Irving elevator.


The Federal Grain Inspection Service ship weigher takes a moment to pose for the camera. The CLD blender figures out his loading strategy, The "pointy end" of a big orange boat.
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With the help of the tug longshore linemen get hold of the ropes. The vacant stare of one Barney Blalock after about ten hours straight running "protein/falling numbers". Why Portland is on the map... rails heading down to the river. Automatic sampler collection devices.
Be sure to "shake for bugs!"
Notice the examples of bugs hanging on the wall.

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A high tech gambling device known commonly as a "protein machine".


Another high tech device known as a "splitter". A bad TV night. Lovely old O dock.
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A wino's view of CLD Irving in the morning. This is what a longshore boss looks like. Ryan took some of these photographs. O Dock and Irving from the new "Esplanade". Irving lookin' good!

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