Tag: power lines
Walking from Disneyland back to our lodging, I had to take a picture of this pole. Yeah, I know it’s more than one picture and I know … it’s a pole, but still, it’s a cool pole. :-)
A quick stop at Arco in Downey. A quick shot of a power pole. And back into the traffic.
During lunch, I have been biking over to inspect the construction on Brookwood Parkway and NW Huffman Street. There is a new industrial park going in north of Huffman and Brookwood is being widened to include more lanes, bike lanes, and sidewalks. Just this week, all the trees along the sides and in the median…
My favorite photos of 2014
Arranged in no particular order,1 are my seventeen2 favorite photos I made in 2014. In fact, they are arranged in random order. Refresh the page to see another order. Have fun! Do it again and again. ;-) Last year, I was able to limit myself to my 10 favorite photos. This year, I couldn’t make…
While driving last week, I noticed something strange: a row of power poles had their transmission lines suspended from large pulleys. I’d not seen that before. The power poles are only a short detour from my typical lunchtime bike ride so I went to investigate earlier this week. One of the workers said they are…
This pole presides over a busy intersection. As I stood in the field by the pole, snapping pictures of the pole’s ID plate and then up at its hardware, I wondered what the people sitting in their cars were thinking. How long before I have to explain to a police officer that I think power…
An avian aria on a tightwire.
My lunch ride today was along the Rock Creek Trail underneath some impressive power lines. Out came my camera. Power poles have an incredible variety. Every pole solves a different problem of topography, relationship to adjacent poles and need for lateral bracing, wires to nearby poles and to the ground, and wireless antennas. So many…
Saturday evening, I went on a bike ride to end the day. On the way back, I stopped at some favorite spots to take some pictures.