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Ron Gaydos's Snapshots

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  1. A tiny rainbow...

    Snapshot Title: A tiny rainbow...
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Hong Kong - Yuk Hui Gong - Cheung Chau
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    from a tiny streak of light through a part of the roof...



  2. What bird is this?!

    Snapshot Title: What bird is this?!
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Yellow-horned Wasp Moth, 1.47 Gigapixel Macro Photograph
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

    So close it looks like feathers.....



  3. What department was this?

    Snapshot Title: What department was this?
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Braddock Hospital Demolition 2011
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Does anyone know what department was on this floor and who worked here?



  4. The old front door

    Snapshot Title: The old front door
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Braddock Hospital Demolition 2011
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    For history about the Braddock Hosital, go to allthingsbraddock.com/attic.php?id=27 Will open in a new tab or window for the story of the hospital an photos of it throughout its time providing health care to braddock and much ...



  5. Exit the Gift Shop

    Snapshot Title: Exit the Gift Shop
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Braddock Hospital Demolition 2011
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Right here is where you used to go in and find the ATM, gift shop, cafeteria, and gym, which was really convenient if you lived or worked nearby.



  6. The Horsehead Remnant

    Snapshot Title: The Horsehead Remnant
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Mt. Martial - Tierra del Fuego
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    NOT and ancient monument. NOT a palelithic stone implement. But a cool stone.



  7. So close you can almost lick it...

    Snapshot Title: So close you can almost lick it...
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Glaciar Perito Moreno - Patagonia, Argentina
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    A steady boat and a sunny day combined to make this a beautiful view...



  8. The place for an ice dam - El Dique de hielo

    Snapshot Title: The place for an ice dam - El Dique de hielo
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Glaciar Perito Moreno - Patagonia, Argentina
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    The glacier advances enough every few years to block the flow of water from one section of Lago Argentina to the other. Then teh other sideof the lake's level goes up as much as 20 feet until the dam...



  9. I was the only...

    Snapshot Title: I was the only...
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Mt. Martial - Tierra del Fuego
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    ...one who felt like standing still long enough to be in the panorama.



  10. Ushuaia and Chile Beyond

    Snapshot Title: Ushuaia and Chile Beyond
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Mt. Martial - Tierra del Fuego
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    across the Beagle Channel is Chile...



  11. Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego

    Snapshot Title: Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Mt. Martial - Tierra del Fuego
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    More at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ushuaia Will open in a new tab or window



  12. Stained glass depiction of biblical story

    Snapshot Title: Stained glass depiction of biblical story
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Calvary Church interior
    Image Owner: Eva Hui



    Description:

    While taking the gigapan images i was also listening to beautiful pipe organ music played in the church. Here is a link to the Sistine Chapel site's amazing artwork and music.

    www.vatican.va Will open in a new tab or window/...



  13. Angelfish

    Snapshot Title: Angelfish
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Chatham panorama
    Image Owner: Eva Hui



    Description:

    Is that a floating angelfish?!



  14. An Offering

    Snapshot Title: An Offering
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Chinese Section - Homewood Cemetery 4-10-10
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    These people had a fascinating life - it would be so ggod to know more.



  15. Cool shadows

    Snapshot Title: Cool shadows
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Chinese Section - Homewood Cemetery 4-10-10
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Look like an ice-covered lake...



  16. An offering

    Snapshot Title: An offering
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Homewood Cemetery - Chinese Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Many Pittsburgh families still have roots in the places these ancestors have come from.



  17. Wall-E?!

    Snapshot Title: Wall-E?!
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Mammoth Cave Rotunda
    Image Owner: Ken Not



    Description:

    Waaaaalll-E!



  18. ...and teh kitchen sink!

    Snapshot Title: ...and teh kitchen sink!
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Construction Junction - Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Any view through this place makes my heart beat faster thinking of all the cool things I could do with everything here.



  19. The BETC

    Snapshot Title: The BETC
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: BETC Building East Facade
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Owned by the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County and managed by Heritage Health Foundation, Inc. (www.hhfi.org Will open in a new tab or window), this facility provides a wide variety of services for people looking to ...



  20. Masonry spalling

    Snapshot Title: Masonry spalling
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: BETC Building East Facade
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Hopefully the coating prevents this is in the future.



  21. Airborne Trees

    Snapshot Title: Airborne Trees
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: BETC Building East Facade
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Looks like Sts. Peter and Paul have a high altitude tree problem, too.



  22. Trouble at the coping

    Snapshot Title: Trouble at the coping
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: BETC Building East Facade
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    This si a tricky joint that needs a better water shedding treatment.



  23. Masonry Damage

    Snapshot Title: Masonry Damage
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: BETC Building East Facade
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    A lot of water looks like it's soaking in due to some water retention from teh windows not having a sill to shed the water.



  24. The "core"

    Snapshot Title: The "core"
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Braddock Vista from Duquesne By Kennywood
    Image Owner: Braddock Youth



    Description:

    Back of Braddock national Bank, now home of Heritage Community Initiatives, with America's first Carnegie Library in teh background.



  25. Saguaro Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Saguaro Cactus
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    In Oakland?!



  26. Follow the gray gravel road!

    Snapshot Title: Follow the gray gravel road!
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    The NEW Panther Hollow spur of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail............what a gray day.......better weather's comin'



  27. The Sky Ride

    Snapshot Title: The Sky Ride
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Braddock from Rankin Bridge
    Image Owner: Jeff Maki



    Description:

    Closed for the winter...



  28. Ahhhh.

    Snapshot Title: Ahhhh.
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Indianapolis American Legion Plaza North
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Enough said...



  29. Frisboid Fun

    Snapshot Title: Frisboid Fun
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Indianapolis American Legion Plaza North
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    With father and son...Dad looks like he's sporting a blue halo.



  30. On her way to a wedding...

    Snapshot Title: On her way to a wedding...
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Indianapolis American Legion Plaza - South
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    In the War Memorial! Peace and Love forever!



  31. The photographer at work

    Snapshot Title: The photographer at work
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Indianapolis American Legion Plaza - South
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    He's there someplace else - where?



  32. Hoya plant

    Snapshot Title: Hoya plant
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Just Around My Office
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    You get pretty tasty nectar dripping from the flowers...yum.



  33. M from UPCLOSE

    Snapshot Title: M from UPCLOSE
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Rankin Community Day
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    upclose...



  34. Today's Events!

    Snapshot Title: Today's Events!
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Rankin Community Day
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Lots of activities for everyone - music, the Corvette Parade, contests. I hope I win a prize!



  35. Faces in the wine

    Snapshot Title: Faces in the wine
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Apples & byproduct
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    I really see them!



  36. Railroad line.

    Snapshot Title: Railroad line.
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Carrie Furnace - Central Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    This line goes past Duck Hollow (at the bottom of Summerset), Hazelwood, and then goes up Panther Hollow to Oakland where Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh are, before heading to Pittsb...



  37. Gateway Clipper

    Snapshot Title: Gateway Clipper
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Carrie Furnace - Central Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    Rivers of Steel national Heritage Are runs boat tours of steel industry sites of interest on weekends in the summer. See www.riversofsteel.com Will open in a new tab or window for more.



  38. Summerset at Frick Park

    Snapshot Title: Summerset at Frick Park
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Carrie Furnace - Central Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    The Carrie Furnace site is about a mile from Summerset at Frick Park, a new neighborhood in Squirrel Hill overlooking the Mon River.



  39. Carrie Furnace #6

    Snapshot Title: Carrie Furnace #6
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Carrie Furnace - Central Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    There were 7 in all. Lighting and an interpretive National Park service-supported facility will make these 95-foot high furnaces a centerpiece to a 21st Century development with plans to include rive...



  40. Rankin Hot Metal Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Rankin Hot Metal Bridge
    Taken by: Ron Gaydos

    Image: Carrie Furnace - Central Section
    Image Owner: Ron Gaydos



    Description:

    During WW2 more iron crossed this bridge than was produced in England and Germany combined! It will connect Carrie Furnace with The Waterfront, a commercial development across the Monongahela River.



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