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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

From a Flight on Sunday, August 2, 2015...

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Today's flight encompassed the perimeter of the
lower 3/4 of New Jersey, including a high altitude
fly-over of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a
short detour over norther Delaware.

As always, I hope you enjoy the view from above


#1 - Semi-circular industrial park
in Hartsville, PA

#2 - This is all that remains of the
former Naval Air Warfare Center
in Warminster, PA

#3 - North Philadelphia, PA
metropolitan area, looking northeast

#4 - A tightly packed array of
residential dwellings in North
Philadelphia, PA

#5 - North-Central Philadelphia, PA
and the Liacouras Center
(building on right with roof graphic)

#6 - Philadelphia, PA
(looking south)

#7 - Philadelphia Museum of Art

#8 - Philadelphia Museum of Art

#9 - Logan Square in Philadelphia
is actually a circle

#10 -Philadelphia 30th Street
Rail Station (left)

#11 - Philadelphia metro area
(looking northeast)

#12 - Downtown Philadelphia, PA

#13 - Sports venues in
South Philadelphia

#14 - Philadelphia metro area
(looking north)

#15 - Same as above, only closer

#16 - And closer yet, revealing
just how tightly packed these
residential dwellings are in
South Philadelphia

#17 -The Benjamin Franklin bridge,
carrying I-676 and Route 30 over
the Delaware River
(looking north)

#18 - Adventure Aquarium and
Battleship New Jersey in
Camden, NJ, directly across the
Delaware River from Philadelphia

#19 - Adventure Aquarium in
Camden, NJ

#20 - Greenwich Point (right) and
other storage yards
(looking north)

#21 - Massive new car storage yard

#22 - Massive new car storage yard

#23 - Go ahead, count'em, I'll wait...

#24 - This is what's left of the
Henry C. Mustin Naval Air Facility
in Philadelphia, PA

#25 - xxx

#26 - Independence Seaport
adjacent to Philadelphia, PA

#27 - Independence Seaport
Museum (far right) and a nice
collection of ships and even
a submarine are available
for tours

#28 - Camden, NJ (lower) and
Philadelphia, PA (upper)

#29 - Petty Island just northeast
of Philadelphia and Camden

#30 -A Container Service company
resides on Petty Island

#31 - Storage tank facility just
east of the Schuylkill River,
southwest of Philadelphia

#32 - This storage tank facility
is enormous and encompasses
many acres

#33 - Philadelphia International
airport, south of the city

#34 - Philadelphia International
airport terminals and runway
construction (right)
Now back over New Jersey for
the remainder of the flight...

#35 - Construction of a new
intersection of I-295, I-76 and
Route 42 in Camden, NJ

#36 - Spitfire Aerodrome in
Pedricktown, NJ

#37 - Salem Airfield (private)
in Salem, NJ
#38 - Hope Creek Nuclear
Generating Station along the
Delaware River south of Salem, NJ
(looking north)

#39 - Hope Creek Generating Station

#40 - Cooling tower, part of the
Hope Creek Generating Station

#41 - Delaware Airpark in
Dover/Cheswold, DE

#42 - Dover International Speedway
in Dover, DE

#43 - Dover Air Force Base,
looking northwest, in Dover, DE

#44 -Military aircraft line the ramp
at Dover Air Force Base

#45 - Air Mobility Command Museum
at Dover Air Force Base in
Dover, DE

#46 - Air Mobility Command Museum

#47 - Colorful Oil Tanker parked in
the middle of the Delaware Bay

#48 - Another Oil Tank parked
adjacent to the one above, with
both decks painted in vibrant colors

#49 - Southernmost point
of New Jersey, looking north
at Cape May and Wildwood

#50 - Southernmost point of
New Jersey, looking south.  Notice
the Garden State Parkway running
along the division between the
marshes (left) and the trees (right)

#51 - Exclusive homes along the
Avalon beach

#52 - These exclusive homes
actually sit on a rise overlooking
the Avalon beach and
Atlantic Ovean

#53 - Commodore Bay Marina and
Grace O'Brien Park in Avalon, NJ

#54 - Sea Isle City beach restoration

#55 - Ocean City Municipal airport,
looking west at the BL England
Generating Station in
Beesley's Point

#56 -Northern Ocean City, NJ

#57 - A large residential building
along the northern Ocean City

#58 - Wind Farm Power Generation
Station west of Atlantic City, NJ

#59 - Atlantic City beach

#60 - A large crowd of beachgoers
gather for a concert at the
Atlantic City beach

#61 - Absecon Lighthouse in
northern Atlantic City, NJ

#62 - Borgata (left) and
Water Club casinos in
Atlantic City, NJ

#63 - Rum Point beach in southern
Brigantine, NJ

#64 - Beach restoration equipment
in Long Beach Island

#65 - Tices Shoal in the
Barnegat Bay, adjacent to
Island Beach State Park

#66 - This is the former location
of Funtown Amusement Pier
in Seaside Heights, NJ

#67 - A newly rebuilt Casino
Amusement Pier in
Seaside Heights, NJ

#68 - F-Cove, a popular gathering
spot for boaters, is located in
West Mantaloking, NJ

#69 - Today the F-Cove is
hopping with activity

#70 - A giant sandbar, part of
Gull Island, is located within the
Manasquan River in
Point Pleasant, NJ

#71 - National Guard Militia Museum
in Sea Girt, NJ

#72 - Asbury Park, NJ

#73 - Colorful roofs on these
beachfront homes in
Long Branch, NJ

#74 - Monmouth Park horse
racetrack in Oceanport, NJ

#75 - And last but not least, one of
many public beaches along
Sandy Hook, NJ...

See you after the next flight...