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Patrick Salsbury's Snapshots

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  1. Going up the log flume

    Snapshot Title: Going up the log flume
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Someone is riding up and heading for a splash... :-)



  2. Pearl Tower

    Snapshot Title: Pearl Tower
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Shanghai Skyline - Stitched From 12,000 Pictures - 上海风景线 - 由12000张图片拼成
    Image Owner: Alfred Zhao



    Description:

    Geodesic and cool. :-)



  3. The Lost Boys Bridge

    Snapshot Title: The Lost Boys Bridge
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Those rusty brown girders in the background are part of the old railroad trestle bridge that was featured in the movie "The Lost Boys", which was filmed in Santa Cruz, mainly around the Boardwalk.

    ...



  4. The Cocoanut Grove

    Snapshot Title: The Cocoanut Grove
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Historic building on the Boardwalk with a long history.

    cocoanutgrovesantacruz.com Will open in a new tab or window/



  5. Girls in bikinis playing frisbee

    Snapshot Title: Girls in bikinis playing frisbee
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    :-)



  6. Flags atop the freefall ride.

    Snapshot Title: Flags atop the freefall ride.
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    A pneumatic amusement park ride on the boardwalk. Brings you up high, then drops you. :-)



  7. Gondola Passenger

    Snapshot Title: Gondola Passenger
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    The views from ABOVE the boardwalk are quite spectacular! Recommended. :-)



  8. Giant Dipper roller coaster

    Snapshot Title: Giant Dipper roller coaster
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    One of the stalwarts of the bowardwalk! Old-style wooden coaster. Lots of fun! :-)



  9. Flame Jet

    Snapshot Title: Flame Jet
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    At the top of a pyramid.



  10. Bat-Symbol ;-)

    Snapshot Title: Bat-Symbol ;-)
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Large neon sculpture of the Bat-Symbol.



  11. Rebar

    Snapshot Title: Rebar
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Shanghai Skyline - Stitched From 12,000 Pictures - 上海风景线 - 由12000张图片拼成
    Image Owner: Alfred Zhao



    Description:

    Someone's getting ready to pour a concrete foundation...



  12. Odd thing

    Snapshot Title: Odd thing
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Shanghai Skyline - Stitched From 12,000 Pictures - 上海风景线 - 由12000张图片拼成
    Image Owner: Alfred Zhao



    Description:

    Maybe a car? Or one of those storage units atop a car?



  13. Solar Panels!

    Snapshot Title: Solar Panels!
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco Cityscape - large - Nov 14, 2010
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Lots of solar panels on lots of roofs. Nice thing to see! :-)



  14. City Hall

    Snapshot Title: City Hall
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco Cityscape - Sun and Shade
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    The gold atop the dome glints in the afternoon sun, and you can see the shadows of sculpted statues standing in a ring around the bottom of the dome.



  15. Ferris Wheel & Carnival

    Snapshot Title: Ferris Wheel & Carnival
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Lavender Bay
    Image Owner: Edward Hor



    Description:

    Always fun to spot at night!



  16. University of San Francisco

    Snapshot Title: University of San Francisco
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_San_Francisco Will open in a new tab or window



  17. St Ignatius Church

    Snapshot Title: St Ignatius Church
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Another impressive church. (SF seems to have loads of them!) This one is near the UCSF campus and is affiliated with the school. Maybe someone more familiar can add details.

    maps.google.com Will open in a new tab or window/...



  18. Bethel Christian Church

    Snapshot Title: Bethel Christian Church
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    I love the roof on this place! Some funky architecture! Walked by it many times, but have never seen the interior.

    maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=15027165390777144850&q=Bethel Will open in a new tab or window Christian C...



  19. Mission High School

    Snapshot Title: Mission High School
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    "Serving grades 9-12, Mission is the oldest high school on its original site in San Francisco; it has been on 18th Street, between Dolores and Church, since 1896. " (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missi Will open in a new tab or window...



  20. Mission San Francisco de Asís (Mission Dolores)

    Snapshot Title: Mission San Francisco de Asís (Mission Dolores)
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    "Mission San Francisco de Asís is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the sixth religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The Mission was founded o...



  21. San Francisco Armory

    Snapshot Title: San Francisco Armory
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    An impressive building with a long an (still!) quite interesting history: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Armory Will open in a new tab or window www.sfarmory.com Will open in a new tab or window/



  22. UC Berkeley

    Snapshot Title: UC Berkeley
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    This is the tower on the UC Berkeley campus, though it's a bit fuzzy at this distance. (13.09 miles)



  23. City Hall

    Snapshot Title: City Hall
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Lots of impressive looking gold on the dome.



  24. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption / St. Mary's Cathedral

    Snapshot Title: Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption / St. Mary's Cathedral
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Roman Catholic. Soaring interior space. Concrete shell construction. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_Saint_Mary_of_the_Assumption Will open in a new tab or window



  25. Oakland Bay Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Oakland Bay Bridge
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    This is the path to Oakland. It runs in 2 spans, with Treasure Island in the middle. Currently (2010) a replacement bridge is nearing completion for the span behind Treasure Island.



  26. Port of Oakland/Shipping District

    Snapshot Title: Port of Oakland/Shipping District
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    These large loading cranes are used to move cargo containers on and off of ships. They are also reputed to have been the inspiration to George Lucas for the "AT-AT" walkers in "The Empire Strikes Back...



  27. Oakland, California

    Snapshot Title: Oakland, California
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    In the East Bay, this is the downtown area.



  28. 555 California Street

    Snapshot Title: 555 California Street
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/555_California_Street Will open in a new tab or window
    Former Bank Of America World Headquarters. 2nd tallest skyscraper in San Francisco.



  29. Bank of America

    Snapshot Title: Bank of America
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Not headquarters, but a big office, nevertheless.



  30. The San Francisco Mint

    Snapshot Title: The San Francisco Mint
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    US Treasury. Coins stamped with an "S" come from here.



  31. Top of the Transamerica Pyramid

    Snapshot Title: Top of the Transamerica Pyramid
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    The square part below is a different building, in front of it and blocking the view of the rest of it.



  32. Alcatraz

    Snapshot Title: Alcatraz
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    The famed island prison. "The Rock". A long & interesting history, and the tour is quite cool.



  33. Golden Gate Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Golden Gate Bridge
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: San Francisco, CA - from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    The famed bridge that spans the entrance to the San Francisco Bay. On the far side are the Marin Headlands. There are some GREAT gigapans from other people of views from that direction. Do a search fo...



  34. Great bicycle light-trails 03

    Snapshot Title: Great bicycle light-trails 03
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    Some smaller dashes in waves... They're time-tracks of whatever type of blinker/solid light was on the bike.



  35. Great bicycle light-trails 02

    Snapshot Title: Great bicycle light-trails 02
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    More light-trails. Swooshes and dashes.



  36. Great bicycle light-trails 01

    Snapshot Title: Great bicycle light-trails 01
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    TRON has nothing on these light-cycle trails! :-)



  37. Mastadon Art-Car

    Snapshot Title: Mastadon Art-Car
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    That moves around the Playa at night! Parked at the moment, so it's not blurry. :-)



  38. Bicyclists All A-glow

    Snapshot Title: Bicyclists All A-glow
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    A well-lit group of cyclists, with ample lights for them, and their bikes.



  39. Art Car

    Snapshot Title: Art Car
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    One of many art cars goes streaking by. These are always lit up like mad, and make cool time exposure pictures.



  40. Time For Pie

    Snapshot Title: Time For Pie
    Taken by: Patrick Salsbury

    Image: Burning Man at Night - 2007 - Esplanade from 2 to 4 o'clock
    Image Owner: Patrick Salsbury



    Description:

    I'm not sure exactly why it says this, but that's what the yellowish neon sign says above his left arm. :-)

    This guy stands at 4 o'clock on the Esplanade, and is one of the familiar landmarks that w...



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