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  1. tank beyond Stockton

    Snapshot Title: tank beyond Stockton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Patterson Pass
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    At center, the water tank beyond the SE corner of that tan Stockton bldg is 38.2010N 120.9638W, 82 km away in azimuth 45.5 deg.



  2. Stockton

    Snapshot Title: Stockton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Patterson Pass
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    At center, the black-glass bldg at 37.95255N 121.2893W; just left of that, the light-top bldg at 37.9561N 121.2864W and the blank-white AT&T box left of that is 37.9568N 121.2892W.

    Further left, Pyra...



  3. two tanks

    Snapshot Title: two tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson NJ from Garrett Mt. Reservation
    Image Owner: Don



    Description:

    The fat tank at left (20-meter diam) is 40.9404N 74.1998W; the sphere-on-a-column tank at right is 40.9492N 74.1999W.



  4. tower

    Snapshot Title: tower
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Panoramic from Torrance California 4.6GPX
    Image Owner: lpaul



    Description:

    The tower at center (33.8686N 118.24805W) is azimuth 50.4 deg, beyond the library at 33.8633N 118.2561. So what's that distant light bldg on the hill about azi 49.8-49.9 deg? For lack of a better theo...



  5. Compton etc

    Snapshot Title: Compton etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Panoramic from Torrance California 4.6GPX
    Image Owner: lpaul



    Description:

    Compton Courthouse at center (33.8942N 118.2254W) is azimuth 47.3 to 47.4 deg; the closer stadium right of it is 33.8643N 118.2611W. Just right of that Mt Baldy is 85 km away.



  6. Getty

    Snapshot Title: Getty
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Panoramic from Torrance California 4.6GPX
    Image Owner: lpaul



    Description:

    The tank just R of center (33.8835N 118.3888W) is azimuth 340.5 deg and the smaller blue tank left of it (33.9206N 118.4075W) is 339.5 deg, so that tall white bldg between them must be the one at 34.0...



  7. Copernicus Peak

    Snapshot Title: Copernicus Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    Center foreground, 0.1 deg left of the line to Copernicus Peak, the water tank is at 37.4785N 121.8903W. West of Copernicus Peak the 120-inch telescope dome at 37.34304N 121.63714W is 85 km away in az...



  8. Another tower

    Snapshot Title: Another tower
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    Tower atop the skyline at center is 37.7389 n 121.9951 w.



  9. Hayward State?

    Snapshot Title: Hayward State?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    In center foreground the square bldg at 37.6553N 122.0572W. Just left of center and farther away the white water tank at 37.6398N 121.9893W, then the tower atop Sunol Peak is 37.6202N 121.92215W.



  10. Crowne Plaza

    Snapshot Title: Crowne Plaza
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    At center, the 12?-story hotel at 37.4226N 121.9195W; just right of it the large white water? tank in the foothills at 37.3114N 121.7476W is 79 km away in azimuth 128.2 deg.



  11. Beyond Moffett

    Snapshot Title: Beyond Moffett
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    The hill at center beyond the N end of the Moffett dirigible hanger is 37.1080N 121.7041W, 97 km away.



  12. East Dumbarton

    Snapshot Title: East Dumbarton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    The tower silhouetted at center 37.5079N 122.1170W (just NW of the Dumbarton Bridge) is azimuth 132.94 deg, so at left is the sunlit west side of San Jose City Hall (?) at 37.3380N 121.8853W. Just rig...



  13. West Dumbarton twr

    Snapshot Title: West Dumbarton twr
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    The dark tower at center 37.5036N 122.1234W just NW of the Dumbarton Bridge is azimuth 134.0 degrees, so the pair of office bldgs beyond it is at 37.3876N 121.9740W. Just left of the tower is Tulare H...



  14. Fire practice tower?

    Snapshot Title: Fire practice tower?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    The tower silhouetted on the skyline at center 37.2853N 121.8575W is 73.6 km away in azimuth 134.7 deg.



  15. Campbell

    Snapshot Title: Campbell
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    Just left of center, Shoreline Ampitheatre (?) 37.4268N 122.0807W is 49 km away in azimuth 138.1 deg; just right of center the dark-glass office bldg at 37.2887N 121.9352W is 68 km away in azi 138.5 o...



  16. Mt Umunhum

    Snapshot Title: Mt Umunhum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    Atop the ridge at center, the radar tower 37.1605N 121.8975W is 82 km away in azimuth 143.3 or 143.4 deg. A 60-ft-square concrete box that supported a large air-defense radar antenna in the 1960s.



  17. Redwood City etc

    Snapshot Title: Redwood City etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: giga pano of san francisco from twin peaks 360
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    At left, the AT&T microwave? tower at 37.4805N 122.2004W is 37 km away in azimuth 144 deg; at right, Hoover Tower 37.4276N 122.1670W is 44 km in azi 145.5 deg. That dark bldg right of center is 37.558...



  18. Los Gatos (?)

    Snapshot Title: Los Gatos (?)
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Downtown from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Richard Hart



    Description:

    At center, beyond the bridge pier, that dark smudge is the bldg at 37.2887N 121.9352W. (Supposedly used to be the tallest bldg between SF and LA.)



  19. Cedar Mtn

    Snapshot Title: Cedar Mtn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hawk Hill Sunrise
    Image Owner: jazure



    Description:

    At center, the red-lighted tower is at 37.6595N 121.9331W; beyond it the skyline is Cedar Mountain at 37.560N 121.607W.



  20. JFK

    Snapshot Title: JFK
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Palisades Nightfall
    Image Owner: bergencountycamera



    Description:

    Probably the control tower at Kennedy Airport, at center.



  21. North Shore Twrs

    Snapshot Title: North Shore Twrs
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Manhattan Skyline
    Image Owner: Peter Leffler



    Description:

    The apartm towers looming on the horizon are at 40.758N 73.715W.



  22. Psych Hospital

    Snapshot Title: Psych Hospital
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At left, the foreground stack is 40.5653N 73.8775W; just left of center, the hospital bldg is 40.7414N 73.7318W. The three aptm towers are 40.758N 73.715W, and just right of them the white hangery thi...



  23. Queens aptm

    Snapshot Title: Queens aptm
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The tallest tower at left 40.7116N 73.8274W is 24 km away in azimuth 24.0 deg; the twin slabs right of center bracket 40.7363N 73.8076W 40 km away. The water tank in azi 24.7 def is next to the LIRR j...



  24. Lane HS

    Snapshot Title: Lane HS
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At center, the cupola of Lane High Sch at 40.6927N 73.869W is azimuth 20 deg; just right of it the three aptm towers on 67th Ave east of Queens Blvd peek over the trees. The plane at left is probably ...



  25. Kings Co Hosp

    Snapshot Title: Kings Co Hosp
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At left, the spike of Kings Co Hospital 40.65658N 73.94489W is 28 km in azimuth 10.40 deg; a tenth of a degree R of it is the white cupola of Brooklyn College 40.6315N 73.9505W. The twin stacks are40....



  26. Coney Isl light

    Snapshot Title: Coney Isl light
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The foreground tank 40.46916N 74.00739W is 6.8 km away in azimuth 358.2 deg; beyond the right edge of it is the Coney Island light 40.57660N 74.01176W. In line with the middle of the tank is the west ...



  27. Romer Shoal

    Snapshot Title: Romer Shoal
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The light at center 40.51301N 74.01352W is azimuth 356.4 deg 11.7 km away; the twin aptm bldgs beyond it are on the south side of 65th St in Brooklyn. Taller tower left of them is 40.713N 74.034W, at...



  28. PS 104

    Snapshot Title: PS 104
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The two foreground towers are azimuth 354.7 deg and 355.4 deg; about midway between them is the gray-pyramid roof of PS 104 at 40.6182N 74.0287W. Left of center three NJ towers are barely visible; the...



  29. Brooklyn church

    Snapshot Title: Brooklyn church
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At center, the blank-white south wall of the UN Bldg is about azimuth 4.66 deg, so that steeple that's silhouetted against it must be the one at 40.6734N 73.9764W.



  30. Ramapo Mtns

    Snapshot Title: Ramapo Mtns
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At left, the West Bank light 40.53796N 74.04286W is azimuth 347.4 deg; right of it are the two artificial islands. The left one of the five stacks 40.73677N 74.09664W is azimuth 348.0 deg, so apparent...



  31. Beach 96th St

    Snapshot Title: Beach 96th St
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The white aptm bldg at center is at 40.5836N 73.8173W, 25 km away in azimuth 39.1 deg. Just right of it in azi 39.17 deg is the Elmont tank (40.6902N 73.7022W) 40.5 km away.



  32. Under Track 1

    Snapshot Title: Under Track 1
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Donner Pass 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At center, the bridge where SP's westward track crossed above the pre-1924 road over Donner Pass.



  33. Monument Pk

    Snapshot Title: Monument Pk
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    NE Bay Bridge tower is azimuth 309.0 deg; the small tower in azimuth 309.1 deg is at 37.4878N 121.8702W. The taller tower at 37.4879N 121.8674W is just out of the pic.



  34. Mt Umunhum

    Snapshot Title: Mt Umunhum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    Right of center, the famous abandoned concrete radar center 37.1605N 121.8975W is 30 km away in azimuth 228.5 deg; the weather? radar dome left of center 37.1552N 121.8985W is azi 227.8 deg.



  35. Mt Umunhum

    Snapshot Title: Mt Umunhum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    At center atop Mt Umunhum the weather? radar dome at 37.1552N 121.8985W is 68.5 km away in azimuth 349.2 deg, so presumably that thing just right of it in azimuth 349.4 deg is the well-known abandoned...



  36. Distant peaks

    Snapshot Title: Distant peaks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    The double-vision peak at left (just right of the antenna) is Fremont Peak 36.7572N 121.5041W, 66 km away in azimuth 169.15 deg. More distant peak in azi 169.7 deg is Pinyon Peak 36.1685N 121.3812W, 1...



  37. Mast

    Snapshot Title: Mast
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    At left, an airliner (737?) over Monterey Bay inbound to SFO; at right, the 473-meter mast at 37.0575N 121.7761W



  38. Marina Airport

    Snapshot Title: Marina Airport
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    The south stack at Moss Landing (36.80455N 121.78198W) is 28 km away in azimuth 355 deg; in line with it is a hanger at the west end of Marina Airport.



  39. Mast

    Snapshot Title: Mast
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    The 473-meter mast at center 37.0575N 121.7761W is 56.5 km away in azimuth 358 deg.



  40. Mt Hamilton

    Snapshot Title: Mt Hamilton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    Just right of center, the 120-inch telescope dome 37.34304N 121.63714W is 89 km away in azimuth 6.7 deg.



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