Washington Park station serves a few attractions: the zoo, the Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden, the World Forestry Center, and other locations. It’s the deepest subway station in North America, and one of the deepest in the world overall. But even cooler: The entire station is inspired by science – mainly geology.
Along both platforms (in each direction) is a platform-length core sample, taken during construction, and above and below it are little science tidbits or illustrations. Continue reading “Portland’s scientific light rail station”