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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #45 on: July 05, 2015, 01:41:13 PM »
Here's the carnage this morning after the fireworks last night!

The first picture shows the spot where the vase with the rocket was, and you can see the white ash and pieces of ceramic everywhere! The ceramic flew as far as 100 feet; I can't believe no one got hit with any of it!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #46 on: July 05, 2015, 02:53:43 PM »
Well, I almost didn't have a safe 4th!

Did you see these? We were sitting so close we just leaned back in our chairs and the whole sky was filled with light. So close, we felt the concussion before we heard the sound of those large aerial bombs. Yeah, that close. Here are a few shots from the night ( the sky filling displays were to bright to photograph ). Only danger there were the multiple flying Frisbees and footballs.

The slight breeze during the show was from left to right as seen in the gold colored effects in some photos. It as not the camera being moved.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #47 on: July 05, 2015, 07:23:40 PM »
A few more of the good ones (only half way through editing what I took)

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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #48 on: July 05, 2015, 07:25:10 PM »
And more, great photos for wallpaper . . .  for free to you if you want any of them.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #49 on: July 05, 2015, 08:39:37 PM »
Just beautiful!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #50 on: July 06, 2015, 06:11:45 AM »
I hope you all had a safe and Happy Independence Day!

Safer than the fellow in Calais, Maine who set a mortar on top of his head, lit the firework, causing injuries which resulted in his death.

To him, I offer the following epitaph: "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time) And I'm gonna be high as a kite by then - I miss the earth so much I miss my wife - It's lonely out in space On such a timeless flight...."

Darwinian Awards aside, I hope all of you had a much safer and happier Holiday than he did!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #51 on: July 07, 2015, 02:12:22 PM »
to add to paul's red, white & blue.....forum link

That one would've looked nice in a Union Pacific station.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #52 on: July 04, 2016, 09:05:43 PM »
I know it's late in the day here in the Eastern time zone....Happy July 4th 2016 to all that celebrate.  Thank you to all of the women and men that serve and sacrifice to keep us free.  We can never thank those enough that gave their lives in the name of freedom.  I am thankful to them all.

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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #53 on: July 05, 2016, 07:58:50 AM »
How close were we? Close enough to have a 3 inch diameter section of a 12 inch shell hit me on the foot as I was taking pictures, almost straight up. Here are a dozen from last night.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #54 on: July 05, 2016, 08:00:36 AM »
The second half of the dozen.
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #55 on: July 05, 2016, 08:05:08 AM »
Beautiful!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #56 on: July 04, 2017, 07:04:01 PM »
It has been one long 4 day weekend party here at our cabin at Point Roberts WA. With a majority population of Canadians here (particularly in summer) in this part of Washington state the July 1 & 4 celebration tends to go on for days!

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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #57 on: July 04, 2017, 07:41:34 PM »
Happy 4th to my telephone collector family.....Doug
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #58 on: July 04, 2017, 09:21:18 PM »
Happy 4th from here as well!
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Re: Happy Fourth of July!
« Reply #59 on: July 04, 2017, 10:09:59 PM »
Happy 4th from Canada's smallest Province!
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