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Tim Zukas's Snapshots

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  1. Oakland Coliseum

    Snapshot Title: Oakland Coliseum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco skyline
    Image Owner: Wayne Reimer



    Description:

    Just left of the Rincon Hill aptmt tower, the lights are on at the Coliseum. Right of the tower, beyond the Alameda breakwater, that horizontal-stripe "Oakland Tribune" office bldg across the freeway ...



  2. Reflection of St Ignatius?

    Snapshot Title: Reflection of St Ignatius?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco skyline
    Image Owner: Wayne Reimer



    Description:

    Pretty sure this twin-tower reflection has to be St Ignatius, several kilometers west of the camera on the north side of Fulton St. Offhand I don't see how it appeared at this angle of the panorama.



  3. Taken in April?

    Snapshot Title: Taken in April?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Berkeley and Emeryville from Broadway and 14th, Oakland
    Image Owner: David B



    Description:

    The green hills tell us it wasn't taken in July. Maybe April, tho

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  4. Telegraph Ave

    Snapshot Title: Telegraph Ave
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Berkeley and Emeryville from Broadway and 14th, Oakland
    Image Owner: David B



    Description:

    I never noticed Telegraph Ave kinks at 29th St.



  5. Jersey City skyline

    Snapshot Title: Jersey City skyline
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: New York City Suburb (1) - High Resolution
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    All the tall buildings are Jersey City; the tallest one at center is 30 Hudson (40.7130 N 74.0339 W). Just left of it in the foreground shadow is the blue single-track DL&W liftbridge over the Hac...



  6. Stitching error

    Snapshot Title: Stitching error
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Downtown
    Image Owner: Thi Ng



    Description:

    Just right of BofA, most of the west Embarcadero Center tower has been deleted, and there's just a remnant of 345 California; the Russ Bldg has been eliminated.



  7. North Bergen etc

    Snapshot Title: North Bergen etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At left, the shadowed brick smokestack is NGS KV3925, at 40.87275 N 74.11857 W; beyond it is the cylindrical apartment tower at 40.7995-73.9962, azim 128.2 deg. The sunlit water tank at center is 40.8...



  8. Midtown

    Snapshot Title: Midtown
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The foreground water tank is at 40.84279 N 74.09272 W, 9.9 km away; it and the Chrysler Bldg beyond are azimuth 135.5 deg. Pyramid-top Worldwide Plaza left of them is on the west side of 8th Ave, 49th...



  9. Winston Towers

    Snapshot Title: Winston Towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The two pairs of apartment towers together span 116.9 deg to 118.1 deg azimuth (40.8305 N 73.9785 W to 40.8267 N 73.9794 W), 19 km away; the foreground water tank (40.8796 N 74.1099 W) is 6.2 km away.



  10. Riverside Church

    Snapshot Title: Riverside Church
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At left, the two fat smokestacks (?) are 40.8400 N 74.0260 W and 40.8391 N 74.0249 W, 15 km away; beyond the left one is Riverside Church (NGS KU4022; 40.81190 N 73.96314 W), 20.7 km away in azim 120....



  11. Bronx towers

    Snapshot Title: Bronx towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At left, the two apartment towers (40.8795 N 73.8863 W) peeking over the skyline are 24.5 km away in azim 96.9 deg; the brown apartment slab (40.8951, 74.0520) in line with them is 10.4 km away.



  12. NW of Paterson

    Snapshot Title: NW of Paterson
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The water tank at left (40.9404 N 74.1999 W), just left of the microwave tower, is 4.3 km away in azim 331 deg; the sphere-atop-a-column tank at right (40.9493, 74.2000) is 5.2 km in azim 336 deg.



  13. Westchester tanks

    Snapshot Title: Westchester tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The foreground churchspire (40.9273 N 74.1295 W) is 4.5 km away; beyond it, the water tank atop the skyline (41.0656, 73.8301) is 34.0 km away in azim 58.5 deg. The tank left of that (41.0834, 73.7988...



  14. Fair Lawn tank

    Snapshot Title: Fair Lawn tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The water tank at center (40.9321 N 74.1071 W) is 6.4 km away in azim 63 deg.



  15. Nabisco

    Snapshot Title: Nabisco
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At left, the school cupola (40.9382 N 74.1493 W) is 4.1 km away in azim 31.3 deg; the tall brick stack right of it is 40.9314, 74.1544. The water tank at center is 40.9436, 74.1422, and the white stac...



  16. Two skyline towers

    Snapshot Title: Two skyline towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The tower atop the skyline at left is NGS LY2527 at 41.2244 N 74.0694 W, 36.4 km away in azim 14.0 deg. The tower at right (41.1130 N 74.0926 W) is 23.8 km in azim 16.7 deg.



  17. Pearl River?

    Snapshot Title: Pearl River?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Paterson, New Jersey from Garrett Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The office tower beyond the ridge is 41.0488 N 74.0067 W, 21.2 km away in azim 41.8 deg, so the water tank just left of it must be the one at 41.1065 N 73.9398 W, 29.8 km away (west of Nyack).



  18. Tappan

    Snapshot Title: Tappan
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

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



    Description:

    The former microwave tower at center (41.1130 N 74.0926 W) is 24 km away in azim 17 degrees.



  19. Nabisco

    Snapshot Title: Nabisco
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

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



    Description:

    The Nabisco office bldg at center (40.9497 N 74.1350 W) is 6 km away in azim 35 degrees



  20. Pearl River?

    Snapshot Title: Pearl River?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

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



    Description:

    The brown office tower beyond the ridge is just over the state line 41.0488 N 74.0067 W, 21 km away in azimuth 41.7 degrees, so the water tank beyond it must be the one at 41.1065 N 73.9398 W, west of...



  21. Mokelumne Peak

    Snapshot Title: Mokelumne Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sierra Snow Capped Peaks
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Barely distinguishable in the lower left corner, the west SFe drawbridge; even less distinguishable R of center, the E SFe drawbridge; I think that makes the upper right corner Mokelumne Peak, azimuth...



  22. Rancho Seco

    Snapshot Title: Rancho Seco
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sierra Snow Capped Peaks
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    The cooling towers, in the center of the pic



  23. Mokelumne Aqueduct?

    Snapshot Title: Mokelumne Aqueduct?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sierra Snow Capped Peaks
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Stretching across the middle of the pic?



  24. Berkeley etc

    Snapshot Title: Berkeley etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    At L, the Campanile is azim 51.93 deg, 21.10 km away; the two Bay Bridge towers visible are 52.19 deg and 53.43 deg. At R, the R edge of that tallest Emeryville tower is 54.00 deg. Just R of center is...



  25. Oakland

    Snapshot Title: Oakland
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    At left, the white Alameda Co Courthouse is azim 72.84 deg, 16.92 km away; at right, the Mormon Temple is 74.87 deg, 22.58 km away. At center, the Laney College admin bldg is face-on to us, seven wind...



  26. Sharp pic

    Snapshot Title: Sharp pic
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    Left edge of the dark-brown BofA Bldg looming at left is azimuth 42.11 degrees; the Russ Bldg flagpole R of center is 43.70 degrees. Not many gigapans are still this sharp when we zoom in this close.
    ...



  27. OAK

    Snapshot Title: OAK
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    R of center, the two foreground radio towers are azim 99.55 and 110.36 deg (or, maybe 0.01 less). Almost in line with the left one, azim 99.45 deg, 19.36 km away, is a white multiantenna tower near OA...



  28. Ridges to N

    Snapshot Title: Ridges to N
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    R foreground, Belvedere; beyond that the Tiburon peninsula; beyond that the hills NE of San Rafael (the tower L of center in azim 349.79 deg is 26.53 km away). Beyond that is Sonoma Mountain (no disti...



  29. Oakland Coliseum

    Snapshot Title: Oakland Coliseum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Twin Peaks view
    Image Owner: Andre Gunther



    Description:

    L of center, the Oakland Coliseum and (with the X-braces) the Arena, in azi 91.3 deg 21.48 km away (37.7503 N 122.2029 W). R of center, R edge of the office bldg across the freeway is azi 92.39 deg; b...



  30. Mt Veeder

    Snapshot Title: Mt Veeder
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From San Bruno Mountain State Park by Trey Smith
    Image Owner: Trey Smith



    Description:

    At the left edge of the frame is wooded Buena Vista Park; sticking up in the center of the frame is the apartment building at Jackson and Steiner, in azimuth 359.4 deg. Beyond it in azim 359.3 deg is ...



  31. Big Rock

    Snapshot Title: Big Rock
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From San Bruno Mountain State Park by Trey Smith
    Image Owner: Trey Smith



    Description:

    At left, the little white thing atop the flat-top hill is the Sausalito VOR (a radio beacon for aircraft) in azim 337.1 degrees. Beyond it, the ridge across the top of the frame is Big Rock, south of ...



  32. Oakland

    Snapshot Title: Oakland
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From San Bruno Mountain State Park by Trey Smith
    Image Owner: Trey Smith



    Description:

    In the lower left corner, the two towers of the railroad liftbridge to Alameda. Mt Diablo is 50.6 km in azimuth 64.9 degrees. Right of center, the large scar on the hillside is the Leona quarry; beyon...



  33. Cobb Mtn, Mt St Helena

    Snapshot Title: Cobb Mtn, Mt St Helena
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From San Bruno Mountain State Park by Trey Smith
    Image Owner: Trey Smith



    Description:

    The rounded summit beyond Sutro Tower is Cobb Mountain, 127 km away in azim 348 degrees. Might be the highest and most distant peak visible from here (tho I'm not familiar with the view southward). Ri...



  34. Mt St Helena

    Snapshot Title: Mt St Helena
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Windy Hills Bay Area side from San Francisco to San Jose
    Image Owner: Benoit Delaveau



    Description:

    Left of the left Bay Bridge tower, that rounded summit peeking over a nearer ridge is probably Cobb Mtn, 166 km away on azimuth 345 degrees. Just right of the third bridge tower is Mt St Helena, 149 k...



  35. San Francisco, Tamalpais

    Snapshot Title: San Francisco, Tamalpais
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

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



    Description:

    L of center, the Transamerica Pyramid (tallest bldg in San Francisco) is azim 307 degrees, 84 km away; the four Bay Bridge towers span azim 307.5 deg to 309 deg. The peak of Mt Tamalpais is 105 km awa...



  36. Moffett

    Snapshot Title: Moffett
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco
    Image Owner: Tage Bjorklund



    Description:

    At L, the white-tip stack (37.7398-122.3938) is azim 136.7 deg; at R, the blocky office bldg at Capp and 25th is azim 140.05 to 140.3; in between, beyond the San Mateo bridge, the three dirigible hang...



  37. Loma Prieta

    Snapshot Title: Loma Prieta
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco
    Image Owner: Tage Bjorklund



    Description:

    At L, the pyramid-roof tower (37.7792-122.4520) is azim 143.0 deg; at R, the towers of St Ignatius are azi 145.25 and 145.46. The antenna is azi 143.6, and just R of it the towers atop Loma Prieta are...



  38. Mt Hamilton

    Snapshot Title: Mt Hamilton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco
    Image Owner: Tage Bjorklund



    Description:

    At L, the aptm bldg with the blank-white west wall at Sacramento and Laguna is azimuth 124.3 to 124.7 deg; beyond it in azim 124.6 deg is Copernicus Peak, 93.5 km away. The 120-inch telescope dome is ...



  39. Downtown and Hayward

    Snapshot Title: Downtown and Hayward
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco
    Image Owner: Tage Bjorklund



    Description:

    Transamerica Pyramid HT3117 is azim 113.6; the pair of flagpoles on 345 California is azim 114.6. The white building at azim 114.2 deg is in Hayward at 37.6793 N 122.0824 W. Right of the top of BofA, ...



  40. Jersey City, Brooklyn

    Snapshot Title: Jersey City, Brooklyn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: New York City Suburb (2) - High Resolution
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Top center of the west tower of the Hackensack River bridge of the Pulaski Skyway is KV4273, azim 122.14 deg; the large tan octagonal ventilator for the Brooklyn-Battery tunnel is azim 122.8 deg. A da...



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