Salmon eggs growing into baby salmon, on display at Bonneville Dam.
A view of the salmon climbing the fish ladder at Bonneville Dam. These were big fellas, about 2-3 feet long.
Encountering Bigfoot at the Bonneville Dam fish hatchery. He must have thought my son was a fish for the grabbing.
Rainbow trout and sturgeon at the Bonneville Dam fish hatchery.
The south power plant at Bonneville Dam, dating from the 1930s. Beside it are locks for ships to pass the dam.
Another view of the fish ladders (this time around the south power plant) at Bonneville Dam.
When I was a kid, I had this old (1940s) Disney book where Mickey and Minnie Mouse and their friends travel America by car. The first place they go is Bonneville Dam to see the fish ladders. So I’ve always had it in the back of my mind to come and see it!