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Snapshots

  1. Weed Plant

    Snapshot Title: Weed Plant
    Taken by: Dapro

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Graffiti



  2. JUNT

    Snapshot Title: JUNT
    Taken by: photogarv

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    JUNT



  3. St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

    Snapshot Title: St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
    Taken by: Steve Tollefson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    www.safl.umn.edu Will open in a new tab or window/



  4. Broken smokestacks

    Snapshot Title: Broken smokestacks
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Stitcher was probably fooled by the drifting smoke



  5. Riverplace

    Snapshot Title: Riverplace
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    a failed shopping center, now mostly empty



  6. Fleur de Lis window

    Snapshot Title: Fleur de Lis window
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    10 Second Street N.E.



  7. Mariucci Arena

    Snapshot Title: Mariucci Arena
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team



  8. Ice

    Snapshot Title: Ice
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    frozen spray from the dam



  9. Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock

    Snapshot Title: Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The northern limit of commercial navigation on the Mississippi River is just upstream from here.



  10. Mill Ruins State Park

    Snapshot Title: Mill Ruins State Park
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The street at far left of this pano was once filled with flour mills. River water flowed into them, then fell through turbines to the lagoon you see here to power the mills.



  11. Stone Arch Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Stone Arch Bridge
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Built by railroad tychoon James J. Hill in 1883, the bridge was innovative and controversial for its curved, diagonal crossing of the Mississippi River. The curve allowed the rail line it carried to e...



  12. Bunge grain elevator

    Snapshot Title: Bunge grain elevator
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Bunge International is a multinational agribusiness company.



  13. Hydro power plant

    Snapshot Title: Hydro power plant
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Xcel Energy



  14. Flags

    Snapshot Title: Flags
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    U.S., Minnesota and U of M



  15. Space Tower

    Snapshot Title: Space Tower
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    a ride at the State Fair



  16. Dump truck

    Snapshot Title: Dump truck
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    hauling snow away



  17. I-35 bridge

    Snapshot Title: I-35 bridge
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    replaces the one that collapsed in 2007:
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-35W_Mississippi_River_bridge Will open in a new tab or window



  18. Three-legged pylon

    Snapshot Title: Three-legged pylon
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    these large structures hold power lines as they cross the river diagonally.



  19. What's playing?

    Snapshot Title: What's playing?
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    St. Anthony Main Cinema



  20. Water Power Park

    Snapshot Title: Water Power Park
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    location for gigapan.org/gigapans/49936/



  21. University of Minnesota StreamLab

    Snapshot Title: University of Minnesota StreamLab
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Water flow research facility



  22. natural medications

    Snapshot Title: natural medications
    Taken by: Raphael

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    natural medications



  23. River navigation sign

    Snapshot Title: River navigation sign
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    looks like someone has visited it



  24. Pillsbury "A" Mill

    Snapshot Title: Pillsbury "A" Mill
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    For 40 years, this was the biggest flour mill in the world. The front of the building is dished-in due to severe vibrations in 1905. You can learn more at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillsbury_A_Mill Will open in a new tab or window



  25. Pillsbury sign

    Snapshot Title: Pillsbury sign
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    These mills once brought pre-packaged flour to the world.



  26. Underdressed for the weather

    Snapshot Title: Underdressed for the weather
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    nice boots, though



  27. Junt

    Snapshot Title: Junt
    Taken by: Jaime Brotons

    Image: Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    .