First shot, in front of Rich's Tree Service

Giant smoke ring in the sky, Gresham, OR

On my way to work, spotted this giant black ring in the sky. I had to pull over and take pictures. I've never seen anything like this before, and it lasted about 15 minutes before the wind took it away. My best explanation is that a big diesel engine, like a train, started up and belched this thing, but??? Definitely not a field burn.

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Don says ... on Thursday, Dec 4 at 7:39 AM

We have seen the same ring in the sky on December 2, 2014 at our job and it definitely seemed to be some type of insect swarm that started as a dark ring and then began to move in a path eventually separating

anonymous says ... on Friday, Oct 18 at 2:03 AM

One just showed up in Clearwater, FL on October 17, 2013. They're getting around!

jakkie says ... on Sunday, Apr 8 at 9:33 AM

sorry i forgot to say i live in Birmingham England.and it was very scary at the time..

jackkie says ... on Sunday, Apr 8 at 9:31 AM

i have seen these smoke ring when i was a young child , and not just me but every one who lived by me , that was over 40yrs ago. and no one as ever said what they were ..

lee98632 says ... on Sunday, Apr 1 at 2:47 PM

Could be some.kind of advertising, they just had similar thing on fact or fake

lee98632 says ... on Sunday, Apr 1 at 1:27 PM

The other thing could be from a smoke stack

lee98632 says ... on Sunday, Apr 1 at 1:26 PM

Fact or Faked April 1,2012 has same.thing and there explanation was a smoke ring to advertising an amusement park I'd may be an advertisement for something to.get.ones attention.

Eric says ... on Sunday, Apr 1 at 12:19 PM

I saw it going to work, it was past the fire department training center. I would say at about 180th - 200th and Sandy blvd. Still I have no idea.

sam says ... on Thursday, Mar 29 at 2:54 PM

Portal

Lpeterson says ... on Wednesday, Mar 28 at 6:32 PM

Does any one have an answer?

Keith Rowell says ... on Wednesday, Mar 28 at 10:11 AM

We at Oregon MUFON would like to talk to anyone who saw or took photos or video of this "smoke ring" in the Gresham sky. You can contact us at oregonmufon (dot) com. Or email me at oregonmufon (at) mac (dot) com.

Jason says ... on Tuesday, Mar 27 at 10:44 AM

There is also a Tire retread operation right in that area....

Jason says ... on Tuesday, Mar 27 at 9:53 AM

I saw this too and snapped a picture. There is a Gresham Fire Department training facility very close to that area. That might be where it came from too.

burch says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 10:19 PM

i bet its the exhaust from an invisible UFO ! LOL

nonbeliever says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 8:26 PM

Anyone ever seen an exhaust ring that looks like this thing?

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 7:54 PM

I saw one on my way to work this morning... say at 0745 AM. It was from that industrial area just south of I84 at 181st.

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 7:52 PM

I saw one this morning on my way to work, say about 745 AM. It was from that industrial area just south of I84 at 181st

Jim says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 6:57 PM

Saw that too. Anyone know what it was???

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