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  1. Mystery spot

    Snapshot Title: Mystery spot
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The tank at center 40.5335N 80.27136W is 25.5 km away. Can't explain that white dot just left of it-- the tower at 40.5768N 80.40414W is on about the right line, but nothing white on it.



  2. 500-ft stack

    Snapshot Title: 500-ft stack
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    At center, the stack at 40.3633N 80.4016W is 35.6 km away in azimuth 256 deg.



  3. Radar

    Snapshot Title: Radar
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The concrete building that held the huge air-defense radar antenna looks to still be in use

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AN/FPS-24_Radar Will open in a new tab or windowIt's at 40.3991N 80.1566W, 14.5 km away in azimuth 251 deg



  4. Two tanks

    Snapshot Title: Two tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Two white tanks at center-- the larger south one is 40.5936N 79.93124W. The red/white mast left of them is 40.55948N 79.95264W.



  5. NEXRAD?

    Snapshot Title: NEXRAD?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The south corner of the building right of center is 40.4692N 80.2132W, 19 km away. Just left of center, out on the horizon 42 km away is the 11-meter white sphere (40.5013N 80.4861W) that I'd have gue...



  6. Big Knob

    Snapshot Title: Big Knob
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The lump at center must be Big Knob at 40.7202N 80.2006W.



  7. Ohio River

    Snapshot Title: Ohio River
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    At center, the stack at 40.5292N 80.6322W, 55 km away; 0.25 degree right of it is the taller stack at 40.5312N 80.6311W with a shorter stack just right of it. Left of center, the south corner of the C...



  8. Two tanks

    Snapshot Title: Two tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The tank at center is 40.5514N 79.87225W; just left of it is the tank at 40.5563N 79.8687W that seems to have been removed since this pic was taken.



  9. Three tanks

    Snapshot Title: Three tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The tank at center is 40.5514N 79.87225W; half a degree left of it is the tank at 40.5563N 79.8687W that seems to have been removed since this pic was taken. The tank to the right is 40.5555N 79.8577W...



  10. Two tanks

    Snapshot Title: Two tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The left tank 40.5640N 80.03927W is 14 km away in azimuth 353 deg; the tank 0.7 deg right of it is 21 km away at 40.62436N 80.0456W.



  11. Chestnut Ridge

    Snapshot Title: Chestnut Ridge
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The taller tower at center is 67.6 km away at 40.3415N 79.2341W.



  12. tank

    Snapshot Title: tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The blue tank at center is 40.40795N 79.8588W, 24 km away beyond the right end of the large bldg at 40.4284N 79.9244W.



  13. three tanks

    Snapshot Title: three tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The silver tank at center 40.4747N 79.8925W is 11.5 km away; the blue tank 1 deg right of it 40.4550N 79.9575W is 5.6 km away. 1.6 deg left of the center tank, the white tank 40.5031N 79.8116W is 19 k...



  14. Oakmont?

    Snapshot Title: Oakmont?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The glass-box bldg at center is 40.4793N 79.9195W. Looks like the bldg. beyond the left end of it is still under construction at 40.5281N 79.8024W. The white tank right of it is 40.5260N 79.7987W, 21 ...



  15. Coal mine?

    Snapshot Title: Coal mine?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The gray bldg at center is 40.4334N 79.9263W. The tower at left is 40.4364N 79.8668W, 13 km away. Past the right end of the bldgs at center is the mine at 40.389N 79.208W, 69 km away.



  16. tank

    Snapshot Title: tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan from Hoboken
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    Water tank at center is 40.9719N 73.8784W; guess that tower just right of it must be the one at 41.0805N 73.8069W.



  17. Yonkers

    Snapshot Title: Yonkers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan from Hoboken
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The churchtower at center is 40.95043N 73.88581W. Yonkers City Hall must be almost in line with it-- dunno why it doesn't show.



  18. Telegraph Hill

    Snapshot Title: Telegraph Hill
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Lower Manhatten from Hoboken
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    Left of center, the pyramid-roof Staten Isl hospital is 40.62244N 74.0754W; right of center the tower is at 40.3954N 74.1743W.



  19. Park Blvd

    Snapshot Title: Park Blvd
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco from Marin Headlands
    Image Owner: Brian Lawler



    Description:

    At center just right of the Ordway Bldg, the white churchspire at 37.8066N 122.22485W.



  20. Queens Blvd

    Snapshot Title: Queens Blvd
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan from Hoboken
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    Gray aptm bldg at center is on Queens Blvd at 40.7187N 73.8368W; just right of it must be the Jamaica High School cupola at 40.71415N 73.79796W.



  21. Slide Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Slide Mountain
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: One World Trade Center View with Spire
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    At center, barely visible in the haze beyond the nearer ridge, Slide Mountain is 146 km away at 41.9992N 74.3862W.



  22. Hwy 18 towers

    Snapshot Title: Hwy 18 towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: One World Trade Center View with Spire
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    The two sunlit office bldgs. in the foreground are azimuth 232.1 deg (40.54685N 74.2921W) and 233.7 deg (40.5518N 74.2998W). Beyond them the twinnish bldgs. at 40.4795N 74.4093W are 42 km away.



  23. Baldwin

    Snapshot Title: Baldwin
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    At center, their tops hidden by the cable, the twin towers of St Aloysius-- the NW one is 40.7079N 73.9142W. Beyond them the Baldwin tank is 33 km away at 40.66735N 73.61905W.



  24. Hempstead church

    Snapshot Title: Hempstead church
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The bldg. left of center is on the NE side of Queens Blvd at 40.7152N 73.8307W; the blue tank beyond it is 40.7106N 73.6644W.At center, the white spire of the Hempstead church at 40.7072N 73.6201W sho...



  25. Jericho tank

    Snapshot Title: Jericho tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    This side of the left bar of the black T of the World's Fair Port Auth bldg. is the Newtown HS cupola at 40.7409N 73.8744W. Almost directly beyond is the white PS 31 cupola at 40.7576N 73.7689W, and j...



  26. Nabisco

    Snapshot Title: Nabisco
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The tank at center is 40.8802N 74.0934W. Left of it, sunlit on its SW face, is the Nabisco (?) offices at 40.9498N 74.1352W.



  27. Pearl River

    Snapshot Title: Pearl River
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    At center, the office tower at 41.0488N 74.0068W is 0.3 degree west of true north.



  28. Cheesecote Mtn

    Snapshot Title: Cheesecote Mtn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    At center, the large white tank below the skyline is in Spring Valley, 44 km away at 41.1192N 74.0392W. 0.01 degree right of it, atop the ridge, the smaller tank is 54 km away at 41.2043N 74.04655W.



  29. Sheraton

    Snapshot Title: Sheraton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    Just left of the red/white mast at center, the pyramidal roofpeak (41.1044N 74.1610W) of the Mahwah Sheraton peeks over the ridge.



  30. Fair Lawn

    Snapshot Title: Fair Lawn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The distant tank at center is 40.9322N 74.1071W; just about in line with it is the closer tank at 40.8123N 74.0491W.



  31. Queen of Peace

    Snapshot Title: Queen of Peace
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The tall churchsteeple at center is 40.7874N 74.1339W; the two bldgs. atop the ridge beyond are 40.8340N 74.2218W and 40.8325N 74.2231W.



  32. Three tanks

    Snapshot Title: Three tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    The tallest aptm bldg. is 40.7116N 73.8273W; the tank just right of it is 40.69836N 73.58019W, 36 km away in azimuth 93.7 deg. The tank further right is azimuth 94.3 deg (40.69784N 73.62561W) and the ...



  33. Rockville Centre

    Snapshot Title: Rockville Centre
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Midtown Manhattan Panorama from Tribeca
    Image Owner: Kevin G Saunders



    Description:

    Just left of the Williamsburg Bridge tower is the hospital at 40.7041N 73.9177W; beyond the left edge of that, the right water tank is 40.6566N 73.6550W and the one left of that is 40.6583N 73.6378W.



  34. AT&T

    Snapshot Title: AT&T
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco from Marin Headlands
    Image Owner: Brian Lawler



    Description:

    At center, the white microwave tower (?) at 37.4805N 122.2004W in Redwood City.



  35. Seton

    Snapshot Title: Seton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco from Marin Headlands
    Image Owner: Brian Lawler



    Description:

    At center, the hospital at 37.6799N 122.4744W; beyond it to the right, the tank at 37.6520N 122.4728W.



  36. Elk Grove

    Snapshot Title: Elk Grove
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Patterson Pass
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Nearer one of the two Elk Grove tanks at center is 38.3812N 121.35765W.



  37. S of the SFe yard

    Snapshot Title: S of the SFe yard
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Patterson Pass
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Tall white bldg. at center is 37.9491N 121.2531W.



  38. N Oakland

    Snapshot Title: N Oakland
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    At center, the sunlit-blank-wall tan bldg is at 46th and Shattuck-- right end of the wall is 37.83382N 122.26377W. At right, the left end of the sunlit white aptmt wall on the west side of Broadway is...



  39. Hwy 24

    Snapshot Title: Hwy 24
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    At right, the right end of the long pale-green freeway sign is 37.84956N 122.22396W.



  40. lakehurst

    Snapshot Title: lakehurst
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: One World Trade Center View with Spire
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    I'm betting that thing on the horizon is the east hangar at Lakehurst 40.0289N 74.3161. (Dunno why the other hangars don't show up.)



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