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Steve Beckelhimer's Snapshots

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  1. Kudzu takeover

    Snapshot Title: Kudzu takeover
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The invasive kudzu (Pueraria lobata) is an Asian species that has become a major problem in much of the US.



  2. Locust seed pods

    Snapshot Title: Locust seed pods
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Panther Hollow Lake
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is a legume and has seeds in bean-like pods.



  3. Linkous House Bed & Breakfast

    Snapshot Title: Linkous House Bed & Breakfast
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson, WV
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    If you come to Williamson, stay with Michael & Wendy for a nice quiet room and an excellent breakfast.



  4. Williamson Middle School

    Snapshot Title: Williamson Middle School
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson, WV
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The middle school will remain at this site after the closure of Williamson Senior High School.



  5. Williamson High School

    Snapshot Title: Williamson High School
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson, WV
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The school will close in August with the opening of Mingo Central High School.



  6. Williamson High School

    Snapshot Title: Williamson High School
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson West Virginia
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Slated for closing in August 2011.

    Students will attend Mingo Central High School, a consolidation of Burch, Matewan, Gilbert and Williamson High Schools.



  7. Old Strosniders Apartments

    Snapshot Title: Old Strosniders Apartments
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson West Virginia
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Now abandoned building that was once luxury living in Williamson.



  8. Linkous House

    Snapshot Title: Linkous House
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Williamson West Virginia
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Great bed and breakfast in Williamson, WV.



  9. Tree of Heaven

    Snapshot Title: Tree of Heaven
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Road cut
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The invasive species, tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) is a common site along many area roadways.



  10. Disabled truck

    Snapshot Title: Disabled truck
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 03
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    This truck had a tire burst while I was taking this photo. The sound nearly caused me to jump off the edge!



  11. Road to downtown

    Snapshot Title: Road to downtown
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 03
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The cut through is just outside of town



  12. Speed in to Speedway

    Snapshot Title: Speed in to Speedway
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 03
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Regular gas ranged from $3.69 to $3.75 per gallon when I was there.



  13. University of Pikeville

    Snapshot Title: University of Pikeville
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 02
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The local college has a billboard up.



  14. Development on fill from cut

    Snapshot Title: Development on fill from cut
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 02
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    This area is built on land created by filling the valley with material removed from the cut.



  15. Observation platform

    Snapshot Title: Observation platform
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 02
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Deck to keep visitors safe while enjoying the view.



  16. McDonalds

    Snapshot Title: McDonalds
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 01
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    You deserve a break today.



  17. Observation platform

    Snapshot Title: Observation platform
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 01
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    An observation deck allows visitors to appreciate the view atop the cut through.



  18. Informational sign

    Snapshot Title: Informational sign
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Pikeville Cut-through 01
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Marker at the overlook provides information on the project.



  19. Glen Ferris Inn

    Snapshot Title: Glen Ferris Inn
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Kanawha Falls
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Old stagecoach stop and inn



  20. Railroad Bridge at Hawk's Nest

    Snapshot Title: Railroad Bridge at Hawk's Nest
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Hawk's Nest State Park
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Hawk's Nest State Park, WV



  21. New River Gorge Bridge

    Snapshot Title: New River Gorge Bridge
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: New River Gorge Bridge
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Fayetteville, WV



  22. New River Gorge Bridge

    Snapshot Title: New River Gorge Bridge
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: New River Gorge Bridge
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Fayette County, West Virginia



  23. Round Glade

    Snapshot Title: Round Glade
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Cranberry Glades
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Open glade area of Cranberry Glades in winter 2011.



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