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      02-16-2011, 04:33 PM   #1057
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Thanks guys. I didn't even realized that bridge is new. lol. The last time I was there was about 8 years ago.
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Thanks guys. I didn't even realized that bridge is new. lol. The last time I was there was about 8 years ago.
Yes sir, I drove over it in the spring when it was still the main highway, and my mom went over the bridge in the fall after it was finished.

She was disappointed because she wanted to drive over the dam.
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Yes sir, I drove over it in the spring when it was still the main highway, and my mom went over the bridge in the fall after it was finished.

She was disappointed because she wanted to drive over the dam.
I actually drove over the damn and that thing is massive (that's what she said. lol). I wanted to get on it to take pics but I got lazy and we needed to get to Vegas.
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that thing is massive. I needed to get on it.
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it was pretty cool to take pictures off of, you're definitely in the middle of a wind tunnel when you stand there, I wouldn't be surprised if someone lost a hat at least daily there.

I also don't think you fully appreciate the scale of it until you stick your head over the edge and look down to see how small the stair cases at the bottom are....

It's pretty phenomenal.

I'll go look at my pics and see if there are any worth posting.
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      02-16-2011, 05:20 PM   #1062
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it was pretty cool to take pictures off of, you're definitely in the middle of a wind tunnel when you stand there, I wouldn't be surprised if someone lost a hat at least daily there.

I also don't think you fully appreciate the scale of it until you stick your head over the edge and look down to see how small the stair cases at the bottom are....

It's pretty phenomenal.

I'll go look at my pics and see if there are any worth posting.
I like how you can look almost straight down into the overflow tunnel. Looks big enough to parachute into.
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      02-16-2011, 05:21 PM   #1063
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I like how you can look almost straight down into the overflow tunnel. Looks big enough to parachute into.
lol yeah.... I had a million curiosities about that tunnel.... like where it empties, how many bodies old Las Vegas hit men had thrown down there in the good ol days....
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      02-16-2011, 05:34 PM   #1064
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Here's the bridge on april 11th 2010

and the downward view of the dam. I have a couple better pictures, but this one shows scale best.

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      02-16-2011, 05:35 PM   #1065
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sorry for the double picture post.... accidental.

but those little squares at the base are the stair cases i was talking about.
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      02-16-2011, 11:14 PM   #1066
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had some free time the other day, any comments are welcome.
this is before i got my nik 50mm and some goodies so soon ill take some more... and hopefully better
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      02-17-2011, 08:14 AM   #1069
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      02-17-2011, 09:53 AM   #1070
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Thank god I didn't see that eye last night before bed... friggin' creepy...
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      02-17-2011, 10:37 AM   #1071
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yeah, all those weird fibers and veins look freaky, HAHAHA !!!

the white orbs on the right were the "autozone LED flashlight" i was using as a light source.
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yeah, all those weird fibers and veins look freaky, HAHAHA !!!

the white orbs on the right were the "autozone LED flashlight" i was using as a light source.
I was a bit curious about the light source. thanks for clearing that up.

Makes sense now, i have a similar flashlight.
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      02-17-2011, 10:42 AM   #1073
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gosh, we have like 6 of them all over the house. kids pick them and play with them.

have a red one in my car.

wife has a blue on in her car.
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      02-17-2011, 10:43 AM   #1074
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gosh, we have like 6 of them all over the house. kids pick them and play with them.

have a red one in my car.

wife has a blue on in her car.
they throw some nice light, and you're smart to pack one in the cars.
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      02-17-2011, 06:14 PM   #1076
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you're gonna be in the doghouse bro
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      02-17-2011, 06:18 PM   #1077
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eh, she don't care.
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nice pic then!
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