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  1. Ice at the Point flowing slowly

    Snapshot Title: Ice at the Point flowing slowly
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: The Three Rivers are Icy!
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    You can see an impression in the shape of the Point in the ice that's flowing slowly down the Allegheny River.

    The Monongahela River gets much more barge traffic than the Allegheny, which explains wh...



  2. the gorge

    Snapshot Title: the gorge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Gorge with icicles at Hell's Hollow, McConnell's Mill State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    narrowest part



  3. icicles in the gorge

    Snapshot Title: icicles in the gorge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Gorge with icicles at Hell's Hollow, McConnell's Mill State Park
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  4. icicles from the cliff

    Snapshot Title: icicles from the cliff
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    some of them 15 feet tall



  5. Paul watches the falls

    Snapshot Title: Paul watches the falls
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  6. when I tried walking on the ice here

    Snapshot Title: when I tried walking on the ice here
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    I punched through



  7. icicles growing in front of the falls

    Snapshot Title: icicles growing in front of the falls
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    I wonder what this looked like on Tuesday morning, when it was about 40F degrees colder!



  8. stairs down to the falls

    Snapshot Title: stairs down to the falls
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    beware the freezing water underfoot at the bottom! A few people punched through the ice here.



  9. waterfall

    Snapshot Title: waterfall
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Hell's Hollow waterfall at McConnell's Mill State Park after the big freeze
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    partially covered in ice



  10. sandbar

    Snapshot Title: sandbar
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Monongahela River and Homestead from Duck Hollow
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    just downstream from Nine Mile Run



  11. Homestead-Grays Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Homestead-Grays Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Monongahela River and Homestead from Duck Hollow
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  12. Carrie Furnace

    Snapshot Title: Carrie Furnace
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Monongahela River and Homestead from Duck Hollow
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    a smokestack



  13. Rubber Duckie

    Snapshot Title: Rubber Duckie
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh from Trimont bldg 12th floor
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    and fountain at the Point



  14. Neville Island is at center

    Snapshot Title: Neville Island is at center
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 360 Panorama from Trimont building on Pittsburgh's Mt Washington
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    Shenango Coke Works and various chemical plants (producers of some of Pittsburgh's worst air pollution)



  15. control tower at Pittsburgh Airport

    Snapshot Title: control tower at Pittsburgh Airport
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 360 Panorama from Trimont building on Pittsburgh's Mt Washington
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    most runways are to the right



  16. misaligned warning light

    Snapshot Title: misaligned warning light
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 360 Panorama from Trimont building on Pittsburgh's Mt Washington
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    oops



  17. Paul warms up.

    Snapshot Title: Paul warms up.
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 360 Panorama from Trimont building on Pittsburgh's Mt Washington
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    While the gigapan and camera do their thing.



  18. some of Pittsburgh's taller buildings

    Snapshot Title: some of Pittsburgh's taller buildings
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 360 Panorama from Trimont building on Pittsburgh's Mt Washington
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    US Steel Building at upper left, PPG Building at lower left, Cathedral of Learning in center distance, and Mellon Building at right.



  19. Mike, Paul, Rick, and David

    Snapshot Title: Mike, Paul, Rick, and David
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, sunny day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    Mike (Trimont maintenance staff), Paul, Rick Palmer, and David Bear.



  20. downtown Pittsburgh

    Snapshot Title: downtown Pittsburgh
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, sunny day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    the "golden triangle"



  21. David Bear (and Michael, behind him)

    Snapshot Title: David Bear (and Michael, behind him)
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, cloudy day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    both helped arrange for our afternoon of photography from the roof



  22. Paul is headless

    Snapshot Title: Paul is headless
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, cloudy day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  23. Rick Palmer has Pittsburgh in his soul

    Snapshot Title: Rick Palmer has Pittsburgh in his soul
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, cloudy day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  24. downtown Pittsburgh

    Snapshot Title: downtown Pittsburgh
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh and Mt Washington from Trimont roof, lower level, cloudy day
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    dahntahn



  25. Heinz Field

    Snapshot Title: Heinz Field
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh from Trimont roof, 360 degrees
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  26. rubber duck

    Snapshot Title: rubber duck
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh from Trimont roof, lower level
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    40 foot tall rubber duck visits Pittsburgh's fountain at the Point



  27. Jim

    Snapshot Title: Jim
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Bicycling near Wilmore Reservoir in the Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    biking toward Ebensburg



  28. downtown Pittsburgh

    Snapshot Title: downtown Pittsburgh
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh from Mount Washington Rooftop, 360 degree view
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    with ladder



  29. George Washington bridge

    Snapshot Title: George Washington bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    to New Jersey



  30. misalignment

    Snapshot Title: misalignment
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:



  31. misalignment

    Snapshot Title: misalignment
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:



  32. snakeskin

    Snapshot Title: snakeskin
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: CREATE Lab, 19April2012
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    found at Ohiopyle



  33. policia

    Snapshot Title: policia
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Panorámica PEBETERO - PUMAS vs TIGRES clausura 2013
    Image Owner: pumasyosoy



    Description:

    por que?



  34. nice tail!

    Snapshot Title: nice tail!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ephemeroptera - Ephermerellidae ephemerella (dorsal view)
    Image Owner: Powdermill1956



    Description:



  35. Kalalau Trail, I think

    Snapshot Title: Kalalau Trail, I think
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kalepa Ridge Trail view of Kauaʻi's Na Pali Coast
    Image Owner: Gavin Farrell



    Description:

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalalau_Trail Will open in a new tab or windowyou gotta go; it's amazing!



  36. this fishface

    Snapshot Title: this fishface
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Internet Cafe
    Image Owner: dis magazine



    Description:

    needs camouflage



  37. Smithfield Street Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Smithfield Street Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    a gigapan shot from the bridge: gigapan.com/gigapans/126136



  38. ladder to the top of cathedral

    Snapshot Title: ladder to the top of cathedral
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Cologne, Germany, for photokina 2012
    Image Owner: von Aichberger & Roenneke Neue Medien



    Description:

    nice view from here?



  39. beer in hand

    Snapshot Title: beer in hand
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Cologne, Germany, for photokina 2012
    Image Owner: von Aichberger & Roenneke Neue Medien



    Description:



  40. dank frau Holle doppelt schneesicher

    Snapshot Title: dank frau Holle doppelt schneesicher
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kitzbüheler Horn
    Image Owner: Andreas Schnederle-Wagner



    Description:

    thank Frau Holle for twice the snow?
    www.tourismuspresse.at/presseaussendung/TPT_20071029_TPT0004 Will open in a new tab or window



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