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John Clifford's Snapshots

  1. USS Missouri

    Snapshot Title: USS Missouri
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Honolulu from Pu'u Ualaka'a
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The 'Mighty Mo' which was the ship that the Japanese surrendered on in Tokyo Harbor to end WWII. The ship was mothballed in the '60s in Bremerton, Washington where it was converted into a floating mus...



  2. Diamond Head bunker

    Snapshot Title: Diamond Head bunker
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Honolulu from Pu'u Ualaka'a
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    During WWII the military prepared for the threat of a Japanese invasion of Oahu by fortifying the Diamond Head crater. This is one of the observation posts; there are bunkers scattered on the rim of t...



  3. End of the Road

    Snapshot Title: End of the Road
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Looking across Tenaya Canyon from North Dome at the face of Yosemite's Half Dome
    Image Owner: Joel Baldwin



    Description:

    Have to walk from here...



  4. Hikers on Half Dome

    Snapshot Title: Hikers on Half Dome
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Looking across Tenaya Canyon from North Dome at the face of Yosemite's Half Dome
    Image Owner: Joel Baldwin



    Description:

    Not distinguishable on the full-size image...



  5. TNT Magazines

    Snapshot Title: TNT Magazines
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Sandy Hook with New York City in the background
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    Used to store ammunition for the various batteries on Sandy Hook... there's been considerable erosion over the years and the bunkers are slipping into the sea.



  6. Varrazano Narrow Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Varrazano Narrow Bridge
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Sandy Hook with New York City in the background
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    Ever see 'Saturday Night Fever?'



  7. Statue of Liberty

    Snapshot Title: Statue of Liberty
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Sandy Hook with New York City in the background
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    Looking across Brooklyn



  8. Troll Under the Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Troll Under the Bridge
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Lake Union and Queen Anne Hill, Seattle Washington USA
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...home of the Fremont Troll. You can't see him well from here, but he's very apparent when you drive by!



  9. Fremont Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Fremont Bridge
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Lake Union and Queen Anne Hill, Seattle Washington USA
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Built in the mid-1930s...



  10. The store safe...

    Snapshot Title: The store safe...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Everything-can-be-found Store!
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    ...with the key in the lock!



  11. I see myself...

    Snapshot Title: I see myself...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Hugh's Brothers Factory
    Image Owner: ROUNDUS .com



    Description:

    ...a Gigapan robot in action.



  12. Queen Anne High School

    Snapshot Title: Queen Anne High School
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Lake Union and Queen Anne Hill, Seattle Washington USA
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...now converted to condominiums. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne_High_School,_Seattle Will open in a new tab or window for the building's history.



  13. Aurora Bridge...

    Snapshot Title: Aurora Bridge...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Lake Union and Queen Anne Hill, Seattle Washington USA
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...with the Fremont Bridge below and slightly beyond it. This bridge was dedicated in 1932, as the last link in US Hwy 99 running from Canada to Mexico (now de-rated to WA Hwy 99, a state road). For m...



  14. EMP at the Seattle Center

    Snapshot Title: EMP at the Seattle Center
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Lake Union and Queen Anne Hill, Seattle Washington USA
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Paul Allen's Experience Music Project, a museum on modern music. See www.empsfm.org Will open in a new tab or window/ for more information.



  15. Mount Rainier

    Snapshot Title: Mount Rainier
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Adams Glacier Top
    Image Owner: Marc Biundo



    Description:

    Tallest mountain in the continental US...



  16. Columbia Center

    Snapshot Title: Columbia Center
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Elliott Bay (Seattle) Sunset
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    The Columbia Center (formerly the Bank of America Tower and the Columbia Seafirst Center) is the tallest skyscraper in the downtown Seattle skyline, as well as the tallest building in the State of Was...



  17. Smith Tower

    Snapshot Title: Smith Tower
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Elliott Bay (Seattle) Sunset
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    When a New York tycoon named Lyman Cornelius Smith returned from Seattle in 1909 with plans for a 14-story office building to be constructed in that boondocks city, his son, Burns Lyman Smith, was wai...



  18. Alcatraz Island

    Snapshot Title: Alcatraz Island
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Blue Angels from Nob Hill
    Image Owner: clambert



    Description:

    Civil War fortress, infamous federal prison, bird sanctuary, first lighthouse on the West Coast, and the birthplace of the American Indian Red Power movement are a few of the stories of the Rock.

    Le...



  19. S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien

    Snapshot Title: S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Blue Angels from Nob Hill
    Image Owner: clambert



    Description:

    "The Last Liberty Ship"... find out more at www.ssjeremiahobrien.org Will open in a new tab or window



  20. Everest?

    Snapshot Title: Everest?
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Roud to the Everest
    Image Owner: Black Hole



    Description:

    Is this Mt Everest?



  21. Hello Marcus

    Snapshot Title: Hello Marcus
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: South Seattle - October 2008
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Marcus's billboard/poster on the parking garage...



  22. Space Needle

    Snapshot Title: Space Needle
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Elliott Bay (Seattle) Sunset
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Built for the 1962 World's Fair...



  23. Where are you going with my truck?

    Snapshot Title: Where are you going with my truck?
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Seattle at Sunset
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    And my boats, too??!! I don't know where this container barge is heading... somewhere in the Far East... but they're taking some goodies with them.



  24. Harborview Flag

    Snapshot Title: Harborview Flag
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: South Seattle - October 2008
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...on the hospital



  25. Truck on the roof...

    Snapshot Title: Truck on the roof...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: South Seattle - October 2008
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...how did it get there?



  26. Sea Gulls...

    Snapshot Title: Sea Gulls...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Coastal waterfall at the Bering Island.
    Image Owner: Eugene Potapov



    Description:

    ...about the only sign of animal life in this desolate place!



  27. Cigarette break?

    Snapshot Title: Cigarette break?
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: My First Gigapan
    Image Owner: Keith Otis



    Description:

    Or just hangin' out... you decide.



  28. See Plane...

    Snapshot Title: See Plane...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: South Seattle - October 2008
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    ...or seaplane. Can you find it?



  29. AFC West Champs

    Snapshot Title: AFC West Champs
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: South Seattle - October 2008
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Two banners hanging in Qwest Field celebrating the Seahawks' conference championships.



  30. Taking a picture of?

    Snapshot Title: Taking a picture of?
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Parliment - big ben
    Image Owner: Declan Williams



    Description:

    Is it the booth in front of him, the tower at the top of the building, or ???



  31. Shoutout to Marcus Trufant

    Snapshot Title: Shoutout to Marcus Trufant
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Seattle from the South
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    You can't hide!



  32. Keep Clam...

    Snapshot Title: Keep Clam...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Seattle at Sunset
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Ivar's, on Pier 54 just north of the Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry landing



  33. Gotta be...

    Snapshot Title: Gotta be...
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Devils Tower, Morning Light
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...a bird



  34. Trinity

    Snapshot Title: Trinity
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Hubble Panoramic View of Orion
    Image Owner: Jason Buchheim



    Description:

    ...of stars



  35. Embryo?

    Snapshot Title: Embryo?
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Hubble Panoramic View of Orion
    Image Owner: Jason Buchheim



    Description:

    An interesting formation...



  36. Twin Peaks

    Snapshot Title: Twin Peaks
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Mount Si Panorama (November 2005)
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    As seen in the TV show...



  37. Happily Married

    Snapshot Title: Happily Married
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: My Fireplace
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    A wedding photo...



  38. The Riverbed

    Snapshot Title: The Riverbed
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: Waimea Canyon, Kauai Hawaii.My first attempt at a large pano.
    Image Owner: Jim Iscaro



    Description:

    Hard to believe this little creek cut this huge canyon



  39. Cowboys

    Snapshot Title: Cowboys
    Taken by: John Clifford

    Image: My Fireplace
    Image Owner: John Clifford



    Description:

    Many people don't even see this while standing in front of the painting...