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A spring evening meet of custom car enthusiasts at the Ivy Ridge Shopping Center at Ridge Avenue and Domino Lane in Northwest Philly.  Behind the supermarket is one of the densest concentrations of communications towers to be found anywhere.  Most were analog VHF TV antennas, now replaced or retrofitted for digital.

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A: Abandoned Camp

door Thomas K Sharpless, 660 hier vandaan

Not far from the Green Pool I found a campsite that has evidently had more than one tenant.  Some of ...

Abandoned Camp

B: Nameless Brook

door Thomas K Sharpless, 670 hier vandaan

I have not been able to find a name for this little stream, which runs down the Ridge between Wigard ...

Nameless Brook

C: Green Pool

door Thomas K Sharpless, 670 hier vandaan

The open space between the TV towers on Ivy Ridge is a kind of secret people's park.  Near the bottom...

Green Pool

D: The Green Pool

door Thomas K Sharpless, 690 hier vandaan

This lush green pool is part of a tiny, trash-filled brook in a de-facto park on the slope of "The Ri...

The Green Pool

E: Domino and Umbria

door Thomas K Sharpless, 1.0 hier vandaan

Domino Lane crosses Ridge Avenue in the middle of the Ivy Ridge section of Northwest Philadelphia.  I...

Domino and Umbria

F: Port Royal and Lare

door Thomas K Sharpless, 1.7 hier vandaan

The Ridge, above the Schuylkill River, holds the Northwest Philadelphia community of Roxborough, and ...

Port Royal and Lare

G: Wilde and Krams

door Thomas K Sharpless, 1.7 hier vandaan

With its mixture of tiny row houses, small businesses and factories -- now mostly condominiums -- the...

Wilde and Krams

H: Matthew Long Renovations

door David Walters, 2.1 hier vandaan

The design and craftsmanship of Matthew Long Renovations.  To find out more about how David Walters P...

Matthew Long Renovations

I: Below Manayunk Station

door Thomas K Sharpless, 2.1 hier vandaan

This rather atmospheric view shows the section of Cresson Street directly underneath the Manayunk sta...

Below Manayunk Station

J: Cresson and Levering

door Thomas K Sharpless, 2.2 hier vandaan

The elevated railroad is a dominant feature of the Manayunk section of Philadelphia.  This view shows...

Cresson and Levering

Dit panorama is genomen in Philadelphia, USA

Dit is een overzicht van USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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