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  1. 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



  2. 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:



  3. 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



  4. 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:



  5. 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



  6. 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!



  7. 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.



  8. 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



  9. 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



  10. 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:



  11. 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



  12. 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



  13. 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)



  14. 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



  15. 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



  16. 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.



  17. 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.



  18. 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.



  19. 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"



  20. 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



  21. 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:



  22. 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:



  23. 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



  24. Heinz Field

    Snapshot Title: Heinz Field
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

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



    Description:



  25. 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



  26. 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



  27. 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



  28. George Washington bridge

    Snapshot Title: George Washington bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    to New Jersey



  29. misalignment

    Snapshot Title: misalignment
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:



  30. misalignment

    Snapshot Title: misalignment
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Central Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:



  31. snakeskin

    Snapshot Title: snakeskin
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

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



    Description:

    found at Ohiopyle



  32. policia

    Snapshot Title: policia
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

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



    Description:

    por que?



  33. nice tail!

    Snapshot Title: nice tail!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

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



    Description:



  34. 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!



  35. this fishface

    Snapshot Title: this fishface
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Internet Cafe
    Image Owner: dis magazine



    Description:

    needs camouflage



  36. 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



  37. 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?



  38. 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:



  39. 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



  40. lounging

    Snapshot Title: lounging
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kitzbüheler Horn
    Image Owner: Andreas Schnederle-Wagner



    Description:

    the good life



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