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Photos: Google builds in Oregon

Inexpensive electric power has helped attract technology companies such as Google to the region around The Dalles, Ore.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor on
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Both buildings

A view of both buildings on the construction site of Google's giant server facility in The Dalles, Ore., on June 28.

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Trucks at entry

Called Project 02, the Google facility is still very much a work in progress. Here, trucks prepare to enter the facility grounds.

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View from a hill

A view of the Project 02 site from a nearby hill.

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Parking lot sign

The only visible evidence that the Google building project is called Project 02 is on a sign in the parking lot.

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The dam, hydro power

The Dalles features a large dam project that produces cheap hydroelectric power, a chief attraction for Google.

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