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Uploaded: 06/16/19 5:22 PM GMT
"View From The Top"
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This collage I created this afternoon to show you 3 images captured from the top of the Gateway Arch National Park, St. Louis Missouri. Image on the Left: looking down towards the Old Court House also love the shadow of the Arch below. Upper Right Looking over to Busch Stadium. Lower Right Is our ride to the top, this is just a model of the actual one. The actual Capsule is 5-foot diameter barrel that is open on the front & seats 5 people. The door opening is only 4 feet high & the capsule rotates approximately 155 degrees during the trip to the top of the Arch.

Thank You for your Time and Comments in Advance.

Will comment later on & Enjoy Your Day.

Skates &hearts

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.Starglow
06/16/19 6:45 PM GMT
Wonderful view, I could not even stand to look out when I got to the top. Just off one elevator back on to the one going down. I was a chicken!!!
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::trixxie17
06/16/19 7:17 PM GMT
Great shots Pat - afraid I wouldn't even have gone up.
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::0930_23
06/16/19 8:07 PM GMT
I think you know which photo of the three is my favorite Skates.
Great view and wonderful collage.
I think this would qualify for the new Photojournalism gallery.

TicK


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.GomekFlorida
06/16/19 9:12 PM GMT
Great shot Pat! I keep forgetting that you can actually ride to the top of the arch. By the way, it's "Busch" stadium. I work for Busch Gardens which got its name from the Busch's of St.Louis.
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Long before the white man and long before the wheel, when the dark green forests were too silent to be real. Lightfoot 1967
::Ramad
06/16/19 10:08 PM GMT
Interesting pictures all three. Must be quite an experience to go to the top of the arch.
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.mesmerized
06/16/19 11:14 PM GMT
Fabulous shots, all of them, and marvelous views and collage...very well done, Pat!
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::corngrowth
06/17/19 9:12 AM GMT
Pat, I agree with Tick that this splendid collage would be qualified as an entry for the Photo Journalism gallery.
You did a terrific job, my friend.
S+F instantly. Thanks, 👍 !
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.luckyshot
06/17/19 10:46 AM GMT
Wonderful photos showing the impressive views from the top of the Arch!
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::LynEve
06/17/19 11:47 AM GMT
These are superbly clear and sharp photos Pat. An interesting post indeed
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::jerseygurl
06/17/19 3:55 PM GMT
Love your collage Pat - the shadow appearing in the courthouse shot really gives us an impressive look at the arch - Great work and Capture!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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::tigger3
06/17/19 6:35 PM GMT
This is a good collage, very nice! tigs=^..^=
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::koca
06/18/19 7:45 AM GMT
Beautiful and interesting collage.
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.bfrank
06/20/19 9:44 PM GMT
What I have to say is you are very brave Pat. Cool collage...good job!
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::Nikoneer
06/30/19 11:33 AM GMT
Not being real fond of heights (this from an old fart who'll climb 70 feet into a tree to cut it down!) I'm not sure I could do this, any more than I could have ridden to the top of the World Trade Center, but I'm sure glad you did it for me, Pat. And not only did you go up there but you included several images to explain how you "rose to the occasion". I had no idea the manner of conveyance was this unique. Thanks for the lesson in mechanics and St. Louis, Pat. I was just through there in March, meeting up with Mimi, and somehow never even thought to look up and discover the arch. Next time.

-Nik
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