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    Default I agree, photographers are nutty bunch

    So far... I've never stopped on a bridge. Oh wait -- I can't say that anymore -- I've done it more than I'll admit... and I've stopped in several places with sighs peppered with no stopping signs in order to get a shot for RTA or another news media outlet I was working for.

    Photographers are, by their very nature, a little bit nuts.... Just look at some of the photos in this "Where in North America, Is this" collection -- some of them required a serious bit of personal risk to obtain....

    I don't plan to stop on the Hoover Dam Bridge for a shot -- and I sure as heck don't recommend climbing around that gorge for a shot -- this is a very dangerous canyon area!

    Mark

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    Default Returning the thread to the previously "scheduled activity".....

    Quote Originally Posted by CalOldBlue View Post
    "Converted Interiors"

    What did this used to be, where is it, and what is it now?
    Big tourist attraction.

    Photo: Don Casey
    Before this photo gets lost in the intrigue of the Black Canyon construction project....And Kudos to Eris again for the nice interlude this afternoon/night/morning/etc.....

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    Default 3 hours and no bites... time for a useless clue

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Sedenquist View Post
    ... Photographers are, by their very nature, a little bit nuts.... some of them required a serious bit of personal risk to obtain....
    Not thinking about bayonnets and tear gas I hope.

    OK, your "clue": the item that ties this place's past and present together is also a WWII-era slang term for the article manufactured in the last location I posted.

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    Default Too broad a clue for me....

    I'm guessing this would be a slang word for mines? I gotta step away from this one (gingerly) My historical knowledge from WWII is limited.

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    Default not mines

    the other things

    On second thought, I may have watched too many war movies as a child... not finding any proof of my memory, so let's just pretend that:

    "fish" = WWII slang for "torpedo"
    Last edited by CalOldBlue; 07-05-2009 at 01:43 PM. Reason: too obscure a clue

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    Default "fish in the water" was a common phrase in those movies

    OK, now that the clue has been clarified -- I still don't know where this is... But, I'm sure someone will jump in here soon.

    Mark

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    Default another clue

    This place was used (exterior) in a Star Trek movie; altered slightly with some CGI effects, and relocated about 120 miles north (by car) of where it actually sits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CalOldBlue View Post
    "Converted Interiors"

    What did this used to be, where is it, and what is it now?

    Big tourist attraction.


    Photo: Don Casey

    P.S. I have 'magic brush'ed out some tell-tale details.
    Monterey Aquarium. That is the portion of the Cannery they have near the entrance.

    Second best aqaurium in the country, IMO. Atlanta just beats it out because of the gigantic Whale Shark tank.

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    Default Oh my goodness

    "fish in the water" and a cannery.... Seriously, you are pushing the envelope of clues. Yes, it was a clever set of clues -- arrrrrrrgh.

    Good work on Twilight's part!

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    Default another building....

    You'll note the top of the flag pole is gone -- don't want to make this too easy... Soon we'll return to scenic views, I reckon....

    (photo by Gerald Thurman)

    Where is this building, What is it? When was it built?

    Mark

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