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  1. The Palm House

    Snapshot Title: The Palm House
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from the roof of the Trimont Apartment complex, Mt. Washington
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The Palm House is part of the Phipps Conservatory. The Phipps in located in Schenley Park, in the Oakland district of Pittsburgh. phipps.conservatory.org Will open in a new tab or window/



  2. 57 Varieties

    Snapshot Title: 57 Varieties
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from the roof of the Trimont Apartment complex, Mt. Washington
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The old Heinz building on Pittsburgh's Northside. They used to give small Pickle Pins to visitors. I lost mine. :^(



  3. Wyndham Hotel

    Snapshot Title: Wyndham Hotel
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

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



    Description:

    The former Pittsburgh Hilton



  4. Ft. Duquesne

    Snapshot Title: Ft. Duquesne
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

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



    Description:

    Outline of the old Ft. Duquesne, a French outpost from before the War for Independence. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Duquesne Will open in a new tab or window



  5. My brain

    Snapshot Title: My brain
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Rick's epilepsy brain surgery
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    OUCH, I'm sure glad I wasn't awake during this.



  6. Incline

    Snapshot Title: Incline
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Knit-bombed Andy Warhol (7th Street) Bridge from the Rachael Carson (9th Street) Bridge
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The Duquesne Incline, connecting Mt. Washington with Rt. 51. A second incline, the Monongahela Incline, is about 1 mile to the east, connecting Mt. Washington with Station Square.



  7. Open for business

    Snapshot Title: Open for business
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Android Dessert Line
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    That is surely not a reflection. Is that a build your own Android shop?



  8. Twin roofers

    Snapshot Title: Twin roofers
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Hmm - looks like this guy got into 2 frames in adjacent columns. I hadn't noticed him before tonight, and I've thoroughly combed over this image - at least I thought so.



  9. Campanile Clock

    Snapshot Title: Campanile Clock
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Doe Library with Campanile
    Image Owner: tzhou



    Description:

    21:18 (9:18 PM) and all is well.



  10. Santa Rick

    Snapshot Title: Santa Rick
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Happy Holidays from all of us at GigaPan
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    CREATE Visitor, and general trouble maker. ;^)
    I seem to get in the middle of everything.



  11. Clarinet

    Snapshot Title: Clarinet
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: People's Artist of Russia Alexander Filipenko and Youth Symphony Orchestra of the Volga
    Image Owner: Yury Petrov



    Description:

    Also known as the "Licorice Stick" - jazz terminology



  12. Genesis

    Snapshot Title: Genesis
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Self-Portrait by Proxy
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    On my list of music to get.



  13. Pistachio nut shells and bits of dirt

    Snapshot Title: Pistachio nut shells and bits of dirt
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Self-Portrait by Proxy
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    661, when was the last time you vacuumed your house?



  14. Hair

    Snapshot Title: Hair
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Self-Portrait by Proxy
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    Cat, dog, or 661?



  15. Fly me to the moon!

    Snapshot Title: Fly me to the moon!
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Self-Portrait by Proxy
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    One of the top 3 most disgusting things on the floor - I'm not counting the 10 Euro note or the five pence coin. ;^)



  16. Grey hair2

    Snapshot Title: Grey hair2
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: My Favourite Shirt or Duster - You Decide!
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    And here?



  17. grey hairs?

    Snapshot Title: grey hairs?
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: My Favourite Shirt or Duster - You Decide!
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    what's up here?



  18. Forget the waiting

    Snapshot Title: Forget the waiting
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Carnegie Museum of Art entrance and environs
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Nah - I'll go up Craig Street and have lunch by myself.



  19. waiting?

    Snapshot Title: waiting?
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Carnegie Museum of Art entrance and environs
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Waiting for a friend?



  20. Emergency Snow Route

    Snapshot Title: Emergency Snow Route
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Carnegie Museum of Art entrance and environs
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Provided the snow plows can get there!



  21. Window & awning

    Snapshot Title: Window & awning
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Rick's back yard, 149 Broad Street, Leetsdale, PA - 19 Dec 2011
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The South facing window of my bedroom.



  22. The back door.

    Snapshot Title: The back door.
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Rick's back yard, 149 Broad Street, Leetsdale, PA - 19 Dec 2011
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The back door to my little house.



  23. AAAAAAAGGGGHHHHH!

    Snapshot Title: AAAAAAAGGGGHHHHH!
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Rick's back yard, 149 Broad Street, Leetsdale, PA - 19 Dec 2011
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    A Black Hole HEEEEEEEEllllllppp - im being swall..



  24. Alcoa Building

    Snapshot Title: Alcoa Building
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    the first "Aluminum" building in the world. Aluminum was used for the facade of the building, and anywhere else where it could replace heavier material.



  25. Hotel Luna Bay Restaurante

    Snapshot Title: Hotel Luna Bay Restaurante
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Amalfi, Italy 10 Gigapixel
    Image Owner: Klaus Kuras



    Description:

    In an old fortification? Looks like the restaurante has been closed for some time.



  26. Bridging the panes

    Snapshot Title: Bridging the panes
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Ft. Pitt Bridge reflection



  27. Wired1

    Snapshot Title: Wired1
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    These wires are all attached to my head for 24 hour EEG monitoriing



  28. The Tempest

    Snapshot Title: The Tempest
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Light reading



  29. Just one monitor

    Snapshot Title: Just one monitor
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Atrial and ventricular contractions, pulse, & disolved oxygen.



  30. Photo site

    Snapshot Title: Photo site
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Sycamore Island from 9 Mile Island - Allegheny River
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Gigapan
    gigapan.org/gigapans/89579/
    was taken from here.



  31. Landing site

    Snapshot Title: Landing site
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Sycamore Island from 9 Mile Island - Allegheny River
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    small "beach" where kayaks, canoes, ad the Allegheny Land Trust's motorboat lands.



  32. Ft. Duquesne Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Ft. Duquesne Bridge
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Main arch spanning the Allegheny River



  33. Barge tug segment

    Snapshot Title: Barge tug segment
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Didn't pause the GigaPan unit in time!



  34. PPG

    Snapshot Title: PPG
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Pittsburgh Plate Glass building - the first "all glass" building in the world. A Pittsburgh skyline icon.



  35. Rhododendron infloresence

    Snapshot Title: Rhododendron infloresence
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Stitch test backyard
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    The spring bloom is about to start.
    Rhododendrons are in the family Ericaceae, the Heath family, which also includes cranberries, bluberries, and azaleas.



  36. Hoist and away!

    Snapshot Title: Hoist and away!
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pendennis Shipyard
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    661 - keep the cigar! ;^)



  37. Traffic lights

    Snapshot Title: Traffic lights
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: TRIESTE - PIAZZA UNITA' - PANORAMICA - ambrosini pierluigi
    Image Owner: ambrosini



    Description:

    Stop is on top, Go is below



  38. Parrot fish  and Angel Fish

    Snapshot Title: Parrot fish and Angel Fish
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: BIO-APRIL 29-2011
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    Coral reef denizens
    The Parrot fish is at the bottom left of the snapshot.
    The other fish are Regal Angel fish



  39. "Crowing"

    Snapshot Title: "Crowing"
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: BIO-APRIL 29-2011
    Image Owner: Alex Smith



    Description:

    at its reflection? ;^)



  40. Fred

    Snapshot Title: Fred
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Ka`ena Point fence
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Dr. Fred Kraus on a leisurely stroll around Ka`ena Point.



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