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Where am I? (contest)

August 12, 2009 am31 7:30 am

Texas.

But where was I when I took the photo currently sitting in the banner at the top of this blog?

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  1. ade permalink
    August 12, 2009 am31 8:58 am 8:58 am

    Looks like the Bronx. Looks like the Cross Bronx Expwy in background. near Webster Avenue exit?

  2. J Burch permalink
    August 12, 2009 pm31 1:02 pm 1:02 pm

    you are on the sixth floor of the texas school book depository. Is it full of bad vibes.

  3. August 12, 2009 pm31 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

    If I knew the Bronx better I’d have a guess too, but I don’t. I’d have a chance for shots in the BK.

  4. canwetalk permalink
    August 12, 2009 pm31 6:08 pm 6:08 pm

    Somewhere in the vicinity of the cross bronx expwy and Jerome avenue.

  5. ade permalink
    August 12, 2009 pm31 7:49 pm 7:49 pm

    Yeah….must be standing on el near 174th street and Jerome.
    ;)

  6. August 12, 2009 pm31 9:44 pm 9:44 pm

    ade’s second entry comes very close. Mt. Eden Station on the Jerome El (part of the rail in the foreground, left), looking east, just past the Jerome entrance to the Cross Bronx.

    The light-colored arch carries the Grand Concourse, and carries IND tracks (D train), both high above the other roadways, but, paradoxically, underground.

  7. ade permalink
    August 13, 2009 am31 9:41 am 9:41 am

    I won? Yeah! :0

    Google Maps is amazing and frightening at the same time.

  8. ade permalink
    August 13, 2009 am31 9:43 am 9:43 am

    That must be a fantastic camera btw.

    • August 14, 2009 pm31 7:07 pm 7:07 pm

      It’s a Canon, about 3 years old. 450SD or something like that. They continue to get more powerful, year after year. And the displays get nicer, etc, etc. But this is wonderful for me – stuff to learn – always as much resolution as I need, usually much more than I need. There are settings I should learn more about.

      But I do particularly like this photo (I think the full one, before the crop, was nicer)

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