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Monday, April 5, 2010

From a Flight on Friday, April 2, 2010...




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Post Date and Photo NumberNote that photos in my older posts
are not numbered and thus you must manually count them so I know which photo you
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NOTE: The first (18) pictures were shot from an altitude of 8,000 feet over the city of Philadelphia (Philly), Pennsylvania, unless otherwise noted

Suburbs of northern Philly:


Interstate 95 and the Betsy Ross Bridge entrance (top), north of the city:


The "City of Brotherly Love", looking southeast:


Modern high-rise with a mirror finish, just across the Schuylkill River from downtown Philly:


Here you can see this same modern high-rise and the surrounding area, complete with a multitude of river crossings:


Philly looking north with the Delaware river to the right and the Schuylkill to the left:


Same view as above, only zoomed-in a bit to show the vast array of picturesque high rises Philly offers ones eyes:


South Philly is quite impressive in that so many residencies are packed into such a relatively small piece of real estate:


Looking northwest at Philly and the Schuylkill River:


Looking West from over the Delaware River and New Jersey:


Battleship New Jersey and Adventure Aquarium, both in Camden, New Jersey:


The heart of Philly with it's impressive glass encased high rise buildings:


Philadelphia International Airport, looking northwest towards the city:


An out-of-service Aircraft Carrier at the Philadelphia Naval Business Center, just southeast of Philly, on the Delaware river:


Someone has planted very large onions on the shore of the Delaware River, adjacent to Philly....Or wait, I guess it's just storage tanks that look like onions:


Philadelphia Sports Complex, south of the city:


Another view of the Philadelphia Naval Business Center, looking east towards New Jersey:


Same area as above, with much greater detail showing a few ships in "drydock":


And this ends the Philadelphia area tour, though lets continue south, viewing Rock Manor Golf Course near Wilmington, DE from aloft:


Looking southeast from Wilmington, DE, at the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Delaware River:


New Castle County airport in Wilmington, DE, with a corporate jet just lifting-off:


Railroad bridge spanning the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in Delaware:


Two picturesque bridges spanning the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, again in Delaware:


A multitude of bridges spanning the Susquehanna river as it spills into the Chesapeake Bay in Perryville, MD:


US-1 (Conowingo Road) crossing the Susquehanna River via the Conowingo Dam:


Just a neat little country road intersection point in rural PA:


A flowing and picturesque landscape in southern PA:


Same area as above, though showing a greater detail of the fanciful patterns found in these fields:


Housing development with a perimeter road looked rather interesting:


BAE Systems facility, south of York, PA, which assembles various military tanks and equipment:


An picturesque array of row houses in York, PA:


An expanded view of York, PA:


Quaint little airfield with two grass runways called Mc Ginness, just south of Columbia, PA:


And lastly, more striking farm field patterns in eastern, PA:


Thanks for Flying along and I hope you've enjoyed the Flight...

See You Soon