Independence Day Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Corvallis, Oregon

2000-07-04 01 Cute puppies in front of Fox & Firkin.JPG (214221 bytes)

Cute puppies waiting in front of the Fox & Firkin.

2000-07-04 03 Sharing a table with Kurt, Tiffany and Kattie.JPG (207996 bytes)

Sharing a table with strangers Kurt, Tiffany and Katty on the Fox & Firkin patio.  Tiffany is from Overland Park, Kansas, where I grew up!

2000-07-04 04 The patio beer server.JPG (350885 bytes)

The beer-server guy on the Fox & Firkin patio.

2000-07-04 05 Fox & Firkin patio scene.JPG (207906 bytes) The Fox & Firkin patio scene.
2000-07-04 07 Takko the Clown.JPG (487146 bytes)

Oh no, it's creepy Takko the Clown.

2000-07-04 10 Along the bike path.JPG (215025 bytes) 2000-07-04 09 The crowd around the stage.JPG (218335 bytes) 2000-07-04 08 A band playing in the fee area.JPG (217062 bytes)

There were bands playing on a stage in a fee area along 1st street.

2000-07-04 11 Land Use Action sign near 1st and Madison.JPG (216162 bytes)

The riverfront will soon change; how remains to be seen.

2000-07-04 15 Riverside scene near 1st and Madison.JPG (430785 bytes) A scene on the riverfront near Madison street.
2000-07-04 17 The crowd near the Avalon Theatre.JPG (193557 bytes) 2000-07-04 18 Mabel.JPG (418303 bytes) 2000-07-04 19 1st and Jackson.JPG (208252 bytes) Scenes near 1st and Jackson streets.
2000-07-04 20 Petitioner along 1st street.JPG (370323 bytes) A petitioner along 1st street.
2000-07-04 21 Mark Irons showing up at the Fox & Firkin.JPG (420486 bytes) 2000-07-04 22 Mark Irons at Fox & Firkin.JPG (211821 bytes) Mark Irons meets me at the Fox & Firkin.
2000-07-04 26 Dunbar Aitkens.JPG (361569 bytes) Dunbar Aitkens.
2000-07-04 23 Amature fireworks on 1st street just North of the Harrison bridge.JPG (210798 bytes) 2000-07-04 24 The crowd gathers on the Harrison bridge.JPG (197621 bytes) 2000-07-04 29 1st street amateur fireworks as seen from the Harrison bridge.JPG (509777 bytes) 2000-07-04 30 Mark Irons on the Harrison bridge.JPG (214632 bytes) The crowd gathers on the Harrison street bridge watching amateur fireworks on 1st street below before the Corvallis fireworks display.
Corvallis fireworks.
Panorama from the Harrison street bridge.