golden gate bridge, san francisco, ca

happy 75th, old lady!

(a great way to get vertigo is to look up and watch the fog roll past the towers. holy crap.)

new croton dam

constructed between 1892 and 1906, the masonry new croton dam measures 266 ft broad at its base and 297 feet high. the dam, plus the spillway pictured below, measures a total length of 2,188 feet.

ossining weir and croton aqueduct tunnel tour

friends of old croton aqueduct hosts several walking tours of parts of the old aqueduct. this particular tour was of the old ossining weir and a portion of the adjacent tunnel, which dates back to 1845.

hunts point produce market, bronx

the hunts point produce market is made up of four buildings, each one-third of a mile long. the market carries fresh fruit and vegetables from 49 states and 55 foreign countries.

grave and family plot of col. ichabod crane, staten island

ichabod bennet crane was a military officer and probable namesake of the protragonist of washington irving's the legend of sleepy hollow.

Gravestone of his wife, Charlotte Crane.

This might be Ichabod's gravestone, but it was impossible to read.

tear drop memorial, bayonne, nj

this memorial was a gift from vladimir putin to the people of jersey city, but jersey city said "no thanks" and now it sits in bayonne.