B1 Tanner Creek

The most celebrated creek that hasn’t been for over 100 years.

Original Flow of Tanner Creek

Original Flow of Tanner Creek

Portland from Google Earth

Portland from Google Earth

Route of Tanner Creek under Portland

Route of Tanner Creek under Portland

 

Tanner Creek underground

Tanner Creek underground

Tanner Creek underground in the background near the Goose Hollow MAX stop.

Tanner Creek underground in the background near the Goose Hollow MAX stop.

Lucy wading in Tanner Creek

Lucy “Wade-ing” in Tanner Creek

Tanner Creek gravestone

Tanner Creek gravestone

Tanner Creek underground

Tanner Creek underground

Listening to Tanner across from Tanner Springs park on NW 10th.

Listening to Tanner across from Tanner Springs park on NW 10th.

Tanner Creek underground

Tanner Creek underground

Tanner stick races!  Just drop a couple of sticks or marked wooden (biodegradable) popcicle sticks in the manhole cover on Naito and rush down to the Tanner outlet across the street to see whose emerges from the pipe first.  We've timed then between 8 min and 1 1/2 min depending on the flow of Tanner at the time.  Corre Corre!

Tanner stick races! Just drop a couple of sticks or marked wooden (biodegradable) popcicle sticks in the manhole cover on Naito and rush down to the Tanner outlet across the street to see whose emerges from the pipe first. We’ve timed then between 8 min and 1 1/2 min depending on the flow of Tanner at the time. Corre Corre!

Atop the Tanner Creek outlet, Scott waits for his stick to float over the "falls."

Atop the Tanner Creek outlet, Scott waits for his stick to float over the “falls.”

Outlet 11 where Tanner Creek daylights before meeting the Willamette

Outlet 11 where Tanner Creek daylights before meeting the Willamette.  Hey!, there’s the stick.  Winner, winner chicken dinner!

Outlet 11 where Tanner Creek daylights before meeting the Willamette

Outlet 11 where Tanner Creek daylights before meeting the Willamette.

Tanner Creek Out-Falls at low summer water level.

Tanner Creek Out-Falls at low summer water level.

Kayaking Tanner Creek

Kayaking Tanner Creek

2011 Tanner Creek Water Quality Characterization

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