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Austin Landmarks

The Train Trestle from the West side where it crosses the Colorado River.  It's rusty looking with a bit of graffiti, downtown Austin in the background.
TRAIN TRESTLE
In 1906, the International and Great Northern R.R. Co. built this
steel-span trestle to replace the aging and dangerous iron trestle of 1880.
Because builders reused the picturesque 1880 limestone piers adding new concrete
piers between them, the trestle possesses Austin's oldest remaining bridge foundation.

AmTrak Train coming over the Trestle in Austin, Texas. The veiw is in silhouette from below and the train's headlight is clearly visible. The University of Texas Womens Rowing Team passes under the Trestle on the Colorado River
The AmTrak engine coming over the Trestle, and the University or Texas Womens Rowing Team under it.

A narrow strip panorama with the Austin Skyline to the left
A 360 panorama of downtown from the North end of the Trestle.

A View of the Austin Downtown Skyline looking from the South, a grassy park is in the foreground.
A closer look at downtown from the left side of the panorama.

The San Jacinto Building - Appears as a Bleak Yellow Multi-story Building with Distinctive Black Windows and a Gable Atrium at the Top of the Building. Same as the previous picture, but with sharper detail... The San Jacinto Building - Appears as a Bleak Yellow Multi-story Building with Distinctive Black Windows and a Gable Atrium at the Top of the Building.
100% size picture of a building in the panorama; I sharpened the details on the right picture a bit.

A Rocky Outcroping on the right leeds to Still Water which is Surrounded by Trees.
A nice little lagoon at the north end of the trestle.

Multi-panels of a Wide Swath of Graffiti is Adorned with Various Art, R.I.P.(s), and Gang Slogans.
I found this cool graffiti on the south end of town under the Slaughter Lane Bridge.
Austin's Hobo point of entry when riding the rail in from San Antonio.

The Sun Sets behind the full span of a multi-arch bridge, the Sun Reflects on the water as a rowing team passes under the bridge.  LAMAR STREET BRIDGE from the East side.
Back at the Trestle towards the Lamar Bridge looking West, it was late in the day.
A Tighter Shot of another Boat in the Reflective Sunset on the Colorado Rover under the Lamar Street Bridge.  ''Austin Cruises''


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