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Ready for Work at St. Bridget

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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James and Joel (d.b.a. "Death Wish Ecclesiastical Restorations") getting ready for an afternoon's work on the water damaged ceiling of St. Bridget RC Church in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.

Rocky Front

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This statue of Sylvester Stallone's mythic pugilist, near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, draws a steady stream of visitors.  After having t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/rocky-statue-front-philly">...(more)</a>

Rocky Rear

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This statue of Sylvester Stallone's mythic pugilist, near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, draws a steady stream of visitors.  Some get no clo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/rocky-statue-rear-philly">...(more)</a>

18th &amp; Sansom Drive-by

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Although narrow, Sansom Street is a major artery in central Philadelphia. This view at 18th Street is typical.  4-shot panorama taken from my Prius with Sony NEX-5N/Samyang 7.5mm on a short pole.

Logan Square Drive-by

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Logan Circle (official name, Logan Square) near the middle of Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Parkway, is the site of two science museums, the L<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/phila-logansquare-driveby">...(more)</a>

City Hall Drive-by

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Philadelphia's City Hall Plaza is now being demolished to make way for a new design  -- or maybe just to get rid of Occupy Philadelphia.  4-shot panorama taken from my car with Sony NEX-5N/Samyang 7.5mm on a short pole.

PMA Plaza Middle

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The plaza in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, seen from near the fountain at its center.  Hand-held 5-shot panorama taken with Sony NEX-5N/Samyang 7.5mm.

PMA Plaza Near Entrance

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The plaza in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, seen from near the main entrance.  Hand-held 5-shot panorama taken with Sony NEX-5N/Samyang 7.5mm.

PMA Plaza Far

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The plaza in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, from the top of the famous stairs.  Hand-held 5-shot panorama taken with Sony NEX-5N/Samyang 7.5mm.

Way High at St. Bridget

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Death-defying artists James Brady (on lift) and Joel Erland (on ladder) reparing water damage to the ceiling of St. Bridget Church in the Ea<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/way-high-at-saint-bridget">...(more)</a>

Too High at St. Bridget

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This is me on a tiny telecoping lift, 50 feet above the floor of St Bridget RC Church in Philadelphia.  It swayed most disconcertingly.  It<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/too-high-at-st-bridget-usa">...(more)</a>

St. Bridget at 55 Feet

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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St. Bridget RC Chrurch on Midvale Avenue has been an anchor of the East Falls section of Philadelphia since 1853.  Some young friends who ar<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/st-bridget-at-55-feet-usa">...(more)</a>

Broad and Reed

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Three old Italian funeral homes share this South Philadelphia parking lot.  The mural memorializes a local hero, the operatic tenor and 1950's po<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/broadreedphillymural">...(more)</a>

12th and Passyunk

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This municipal parking lot between 12th Street and Passyunk Avenue, in the heart of South Philadelphia, is the site of two big two-panel mural<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/12thpassyunksouthphilly">...(more)</a>

Near Rockford

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A farming valley on Old Rockford Road, Surry County, NC, the day after Thanksgiving.  The Fall ploughing has been done but the weather is still warm<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/old-rockford-road">...(more)</a>

Log Tobacco Barn - Interior

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Bundles of tobacco were hung from the many long poles.  Openings all around the bottom of the building let in air, which was heated by a wood <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/log-tobacco-barn-inside">...(more)</a>

Log Tobacco Barn, Exterior

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This rather large log structure is on Rockford Road near Dobson, North Carolina.  It was built around 1920 for drying tobacco with heat supplied at first by burning wood and later by LP gas.

Old Surry County Courthouse

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The village of Rockford, on the Yadkin River, was the original seat of Surry County in northwest North Carolina.  From 1815 to 1845 this building <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/rockford-courthouse">...(more)</a>

City Hall Plaza is Occupied

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Richardson Dilworth Plaza, along the West side of City Hall, has been the campsite of Occupy Philadelphia for the past six weeks, d<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/occupy-philadelphia-cityhall-plaza">...(more)</a>

Occupy Philadelphia -- Inside a Public Tent

Published over 2 years ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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A view from inside one of of Occupy Philadelphia's public tents in the middle of City Hall Plaza,next to the subway entrance.  10:30 AM 16 November 2011.