Land, Sea and Air

The opening of the Gibbs extension was an interesting juxtaposition between land transportation (Streetcar), aerial (the tram landing pictured here) and water (the barge being built just to the left of the tram landing at the Zidell plant).

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The opening of the Gibbs extension was an interesting juxtaposition between land transportation (Streetcar), aerial (the tram landing pictured here) and water (the barge being built just to the left of the tram landing at the Zidell plant).

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The new terminus at Gibbs (PT regular commenter, Jim Karlock, waiving)

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Three Leg Torso provides entertainment.

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Mike Houck, center, for once not thinking about Ross Island behind him.

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Loading the dignitaries, former PSU Dean Nohad Toulan center, TriMet GM Fred Hansen front right.

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Lake Oswego Mayor Judie Hammerstad (left), Earl Blumenaur and Portland Streetcar Chair Michael Powell.

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A popular congressional hangout. Congresspeople Earl Blumenaur and Darlene Hooley talk to former Transportation Commissioner Charlie Hales. Congressman David Wu, not shown, was also present.

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Unloading the dignitaries.

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Celebrating Streetcar in the shadow of the tram tower.

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Streetcar (the next extension) will be part of the plaza outside the new OHSU building, which opens Monday.

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Lowell extension, opening August ’07, is already under construction.

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