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- Taken by
- Steve Beckelhimer
- Explore score
- 0.96 Gigapixels
- Date added
- Aug 15, 2011
- Date taken
- Aug 13, 2011
Thurmond, West Virginia is now virtually a ghost town located in Fayette County, WV on the banks of the New River.
In the 1920s, Thurmond was a bustling boom town but is now owned by the National Park Service and operated as a tourist attraction. The renovated depot has been converted into a visitor center.
The Dun Glen Hotel in Thurmond is listed by Ripley’s for hosting the world’s longest lasting poker game at 14 years. The Dun Glen was destroyed by a fire in 1930.
In the 1920s, Thurmond’s population was about 500 although today it has a population of nearly zero.
This image was shot into direct sunlight making the exposure poor. It would be much better at another time of day.
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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 958 megapixels (56108 x 17076 pixels)
Input images: 160 (20 columns by 8 rows)
Field of view: 210.1 degrees wide by 63.9 degrees high (top=40.1, bottom=-23.8)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot A3100 IS
Image size: 4000x3000 (12.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-08-13 10:13:51 - 2011-08-13 10:34:04
Exposure time: 0.04
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 138.5 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 32.3 to 45.1 percent
Vertical overlap: 32.3 to 33.7 percent
Computer stats: 2013.61 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 19:42 (7.4 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 5:37, Projection: 1:25, Blending: 12:40
(Preview finished in 10:30)