Tag Archives: Lake Tahoe

Southwest Airlines Aerial Views, 12-19-17 and 12-26-17

After visiting the West Coast earlier in the month, Kathy and I returned to the San Francisco Bay Area for the Holidays. The round-trip flights on this occasion provided lots of photographic opportunities. For the the Albuquerque to Oakland flight … Continue reading

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SWA Flight, Las Vegas to Reno, Apr. 3, 2017

One very rewarding aspect of air travel that takes you over  familiar landscapes is the opportunity it gives you to see and identify particular landforms and landmarks from above. I have enjoyed photographing such on the many flights I’ve taken between … Continue reading

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We Go “Out West” – Summer, 1955

In 1955, my parents, my Aunt Etta and myself  left New York City for a multi-week trip to the western National Parks and the West Coast. I was fifteen at the time. We traveled in a brand-new black Dodge, which never … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 8 – The East Walker River and Pyramid Lake, NV, Sept. 30-Oct. 5/14

Kathy and I bought 2-day Nevada fishing licenses at Ken’s Sporting Goods, in Bridgeport, in anticipation of fishing the Nevada portion of the East Walker River the following day. On the morning of Sept. 30, we left our campsite at … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines – Oakland to Albuquerque

The flight went first over the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta, then up the Mokelumne River, with Tahoe visible to the north. We next flew past Walker Lake, in Nevada, then the Toiyabe Range. Clouds obscured the ground until we were over … Continue reading

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Road Trip: 9/1 to 10/4/13. Part 2, Idaho and California

We followed the Snake River downstream into Idaho, stopping at Twin Falls to view Shoshone Falls. We were in for a surprise, being unaware of the extent to which the river is seasonally drawn down to supply irrigation water to … Continue reading

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