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Boardman, Oregon: Tugboat On Land

After a career pushing barges, the steel 3-story Captain Al James Tugboat became a permanently on-landmark.

Captain Al James Tugboat

Marine Dr. NE, Boardman, OR
North side of Marine Dr NE, at the turn for the Riverfront Center. Large pull-off parking area.
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Captain Al James.

Tugboat On Land

The Captain Al James, steel pusher-style tug boat, was constructed in 1959. It was designed specifically to meet the challenges it would face on the Columbia River. It was retired in 1972 and is now displayed along the Columbia River Heritage Trail in Boardman, Oregon.

[Jeff Holbrook, 09/06/2021]

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