Stone Arch Bridge
The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it’s kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of limestone and granite. It was built by railroad baron James J. Hill and completed in 1883. It was originally used as a railroad […]
Lots of Steps
Cincinnati, on the banks of the Ohio River, sets in a valley and is surrounded by hills. There are several sets of long stairways around town, some still maintained, a lot have disintegrated. These date from the earlier days of the city before car travel was practical. […]
Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!
Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse
Located in central California, Sequoia N.P. is home to some of the largest trees in the world. Sequoia N.P. is the second oldest national park in the United States. It is also home to the tallest mountain in the United States outside of Alaska, Mt. Whitney. Click on the image below to see the gallery […]
The small building in the foreground, the Painter’s Shack, is about a 1 mile hike up a gravel road from the campus of Thomas Aquinas College. A favorite haunt of the students, it also is a great spot to get a really nice view of the surrounding countryside, especially at sunrise or sunset.
Chimney Top is a formation in the Red River Gorge, KY. Here it looks like a large rock ship plowing it’s way through the green ocean of the forest. You can see Half Moon Rock off in the distance. If you like interesting rock formations, hiking, rock climbing, etc. this is the place to visit.
The Natural Bridge is the most visited arch in the area. It is the centerpiece for the Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. It is accessible by trail or by a sky-lift. Lots of other great activities in the area for visitors.
Natural Bridge after a passing storm
Natural Bridge during rain storm
Sometimes called the “Niagra” of the South, Cumberland Falls also claims to be the only place in the western hemisphere to be able to see a “moonbow” during every month’s full moon in the mist from the falls. I wasn’t there at the right time to see the moonbow, but a trip […]
This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky.
Large rock shelter near Yahoo Arch
Here are a couple panos from an abandoned building on Clay Street in Cincinnati.
The Green Room