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City Skyline at Sunrise

Underneath I-70 in the West Bottoms

Earlier this week I dropped off some old computer parts at the Surplus Exchange recycling place in the West Bottoms under I-70 - and a couple days later I went back for photos figuring something could be done as far as photos go. For these I…
City Skyline at Sunrise

Under the 12th Street Bridge

From walking around the part still blocked off to car traffic, underneath the 12th Street Bridge on Sunday afternoon.
City Skyline at Sunrise

Kansas City’s West Bottoms at Sunset

Photos from the edge of the Quality Hill area near the 12th Street Bridge in downtown Kansas City MO looking westward toward the West Bottoms at sunset. Below: hint - it's tilted so that the trains…
City Skyline at Sunrise

West Bottoms Train Crossings

Four shots from Thursday afternoon in the West Bottoms looking at train crossing implements, mainly around Hickory and Union.
City Skyline at Sunrise

West Bottoms seen from Case Park

I'm working on a photo project for the KCMO Parks Dept which entails gathering and collecting shots of KC parks and amenities, so Saturday evening I was at Case Park in Quality Hill downtown. At the end I brought out my telephoto lens and aimed…
City Skyline at Sunrise

West Bottoms, Kansas City, March 26

On a drive-around/walk-around photo tour yesterday with a friend we stopped in the West Bottoms. I had fun spending a couple minutes getting shots of the available geometric angles the elevated protruding part of the building here shows…
City Skyline at Sunrise

West Bottoms Railroad

This is the kind of thing you could call street furniture. It makes a street more interesting and it serves a use, in this case keeping people from being ruined by passing trains. And it looks better than having nothing there at all. Two…
City Skyline at Sunrise

Twelfth Street Bridge Imposing

Last Sunday in the West Bottoms I thought it would be fun to try and see about bringing out the 12th Street Bridge meanness while a train passed beneath.
City Skyline at Sunrise

West Bottoms Sunrise – No Photo Show

Something almost random I took at the 12th Street Bridge in the West Bottoms at sunrise back in October that I never got around to posting. There's some long-exposure train motion in there which was why I ran over to compose as quickly as…
City Skyline at Sunrise

The 12th Street Bridge From My Back Seat

Like I noted on Monday, it can be fun to take pictures of outdoor things from inside something. I got the idea to take an HDR photo of something from inside my car after seeing this fun photo from Times Square. In my case it was the 12th…