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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 324: "Stairway to Heaven". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   (farktography.net) divider line
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2011-07-20 8:13:22 PM  
48 votes:
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Dam Stairs


Maintenance stairway on the Coolidge Dam, near Globe, Arizona.
(note...different image from the one I used in "Frankly, My Deer, I Don't Give a Dam".)

 
2011-07-20 8:02:34 PM  
44 votes:
Stairway to Heaven

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Steps to the hospital site at the Manzanar Japanese Internment Camp, Owens Valley, CA
 
2011-07-20 8:02:35 PM  
33 votes:

Tempe, Az
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2011-07-20 10:57:13 PM  
31 votes:
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(pops to larger)

 
2011-07-20 8:08:52 PM  
31 votes:
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Truly the stairway to heaven. Ocean at the bottom, moon, stars and sun are at the top.
Must be seen bigger to be appreciated (new window)
 
2011-07-20 8:05:53 PM  
30 votes:
Up to Vernal Falls, Yosemite
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.
 
2011-07-21 12:02:21 AM  
29 votes:

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Stairs leading to the New River from the abandoned Kay Moor coal mine in West Virginia
(See my B-sides for a view looking up from the bottom)

Pops to my site where you can view larger or my B-sides

 
2011-07-20 8:03:46 PM  
29 votes:
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Scotty's Spiral Staircase

Spiral staircase at Scotty's Castle, Death Valley National Park, California.

 
2011-07-20 8:02:51 PM  
28 votes:
2/3
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biggest (new window)

 
2011-07-21 6:02:52 AM  
27 votes:
Stairway inside the Bokor Hill Station casino, Kampot Cambodia

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2011-07-21 12:09:47 AM  
27 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:04:46 PM  
25 votes:

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Downward Spiral

Fort Griswold Massacre Monument, Groton CT


Bigr at Flickr

 
2011-07-20 8:01:37 PM  
25 votes:
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(pops to larger)

 
2011-07-21 6:30:49 AM  
24 votes:
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2011-07-21 12:06:01 AM  
24 votes:
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Cracked
Cracked stairs in Shan Yi, Taiwan

 
2011-07-20 8:03:12 PM  
24 votes:

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Liberty Upskirt

So THAT's what she wears under her toga!


Bigr at Flickr



Mods: please delete my 2011-07-20 08:00:40 PM entry. I jumped the gun on the boobies.
 
2011-07-21 6:28:59 AM  
22 votes:
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2011-07-21 6:06:06 AM  
22 votes:
The Initiatic Well in Quinta de Regaleira, Sintra Portugal

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2011-07-21 3:09:20 AM  
22 votes:
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Red




biggr on flickr
 
2011-07-20 8:03:03 PM  
22 votes:
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Tower Stairs
Inside 165 ft. tall Groton Memorial Tower

Click for Flickr.

 
2011-07-21 12:03:11 AM  
21 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:04:57 PM  
21 votes:
Back Stairs

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Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
 
2011-07-20 8:01:59 PM  
21 votes:
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"Hells Kitchen"

 
2011-07-20 8:11:35 PM  
18 votes:

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Stairway at Opera House
This is a stairway at the bottom of the Sydney Opera house leading from the lobby down to the street entrance. 1/3, Pops.

 
2011-07-21 2:09:43 AM  
17 votes:
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Satsop, WA
 
2011-07-21 12:31:42 AM  
17 votes:
1/3 -- my boxer, not happy with the looming ascent after 2 days of hiking in sub-freezing temps

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2011-07-21 12:08:13 AM  
17 votes:
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2011-07-20 9:12:02 PM  
17 votes:

 
2011-07-20 8:06:30 PM  
17 votes:
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No Elevator Here
Pine Mountain Ski Jump

 
2011-07-20 8:02:47 PM  
17 votes:
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^
"Beneath the Tower Stair"

 
2011-07-20 8:01:47 PM  
17 votes:

Bisbee, Az
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2011-07-20 8:01:13 PM  
17 votes:
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Quabbin Reservoir Spillway
Lightbox

 
2011-07-20 8:53:23 PM  
16 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:02:57 PM  
16 votes:
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Ranger-Provided Steps on Mt. Ampersand, Adirondacks, NY

 
2011-07-21 12:14:06 AM  
15 votes:
center>Stairway to heaven - Closed for repairs

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This church was struck by lightning, knocking chunks of stone off the roof. Big chunks, which caused damage when they collided with the building and stairs. I wonder how they explain that one to the congregation?
 
2011-07-20 8:30:58 PM  
15 votes:
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Link (new window)

 
2011-07-20 8:03:38 PM  
15 votes:
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Most complex fire escape ever?

Click for Flickr.

 
2011-07-20 8:02:19 PM  
15 votes:
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Gillette Castle Garden Stairs
Haddam, CT

Click for Flickr.

 
2011-07-21 3:09:00 AM  
14 votes:
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2011-07-21 2:10:32 AM  
14 votes:
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Machu Picchu ruins from below
 
2011-07-21 12:40:16 AM  
14 votes:
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Fire lookout at Mormon Lake, AZ

 
2011-07-21 12:22:26 AM  
14 votes:
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The Wyndham Union Station - Nashville
 
2011-07-21 12:03:53 AM  
14 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:55:25 PM  
14 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:52:07 PM  
14 votes:
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DSC_1388 by MusicInPictures.net, on Flickr

Lens Flare

 
2011-07-20 8:43:43 PM  
14 votes:
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Puppy-Printed Steps

 
2011-07-20 8:06:03 PM  
14 votes:
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The staircase between the House of Commons and the Prime Minister's Office, the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa
 
2011-07-21 3:47:40 AM  
13 votes:
Alcatraz
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Click the image for a bigger image in a new window.
 
2011-07-21 3:08:29 AM  
13 votes:
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Up and Down

This is the "after" shot . Before is here : Link (new window)



biggr on flickr
 
2011-07-20 9:13:04 PM  
13 votes:

stevecollis.comView Full Size

Pops bigger

 
2011-07-20 8:06:05 PM  
13 votes:
First Step's a Doozy...
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Similar to another shot I've done, but a new one from today.
 
2011-07-21 12:44:22 AM  
12 votes:
I took this at Blarney Castle in Ireland in 2001. One of my favorites.

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2011-07-21 12:36:51 AM  
12 votes:
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Falls Park
Greenville, SC
Flickr it (new window)

 
2011-07-21 12:02:09 AM  
12 votes:
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Sterling Opera House, Derby, CT
 
2011-07-20 10:12:14 PM  
12 votes:

Pretend Stairs!


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(^)



/or maybe they are stairs for really skinny people...
 
2011-07-20 9:13:13 PM  
12 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:09:37 PM  
12 votes:
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Up to the Light

 
2011-07-20 8:04:35 PM  
12 votes:
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Statehouse Staircase

 
2011-07-20 8:03:37 PM  
12 votes:
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Going Uuuuup!

 
2011-07-20 8:02:11 PM  
12 votes:
1/3
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huge (new window)

 
2011-07-20 8:01:43 PM  
12 votes:

buckscorner.comView Full Size


MoMA Stairs

Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY


Bigr at Flickr

 
2011-07-21 12:07:26 AM  
11 votes:
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Blue Stairs
A stairway illuminated in blue, surrounded by small pools of water also illuminated blue. Directly behind this is a view of Taipei 101.

 
2011-07-21 12:03:52 AM  
11 votes:
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Lone Tower
Seeing Taipei 101 for the first time will take you off-guard. It looks like a small skyscraper alone in a flat city until you get closer. It was the tallest building in the world from 2004-2010, but the lack of surrounding competitors takes away from its true height. More buildings begin to grow around it today, but it is still a fledgling cityscape.

 
2011-07-20 8:21:28 PM  
11 votes:
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Step right up. It's a Geologic Fold!

Link (new window)

 
2011-07-20 8:12:31 PM  
11 votes:
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Escher's beach stairs
 
2011-07-20 8:06:33 PM  
11 votes:
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Rosslyn Metro

Escalator descending down to the Rosslyn Metro Station in Rosslyn, Virginia.

 
2011-07-20 8:06:21 PM  
11 votes:
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Art Museum Escalators

 
2011-07-20 8:05:27 PM  
11 votes:
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The scene of the crime.
40 years ago, I got in trouble on a high school field trip for sliding down this railing.
Immediately after I took this picture, I did it again. Eat it, Mr. Beck.

 
2011-07-21 3:10:23 AM  
10 votes:
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Sure, if heaven is is giant shiny metal ball...




biggr on flickr
 
2011-07-21 12:39:27 AM  
10 votes:
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Flickr it (new window)

 
2011-07-21 12:04:17 AM  
10 votes:
farm7.static.flickr.comView Full Size




 
2011-07-20 11:28:45 PM  
10 votes:
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click for larger
 
2011-07-20 8:04:30 PM  
10 votes:

Bisbee, Az
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Bisbee, Arizona

 
2011-07-20 8:02:25 PM  
10 votes:
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(pops to larger)

 
2011-07-21 9:45:53 AM  
9 votes:
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2011-07-21 6:32:46 AM  
9 votes:
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2011-07-21 1:49:46 AM  
9 votes:
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Click for Larger Image

 
2011-07-21 1:43:34 AM  
9 votes:
 
2011-07-21 1:37:14 AM  
9 votes:
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Thanks for the reminder, olavf.
 
2011-07-21 12:12:45 AM  
9 votes:
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2011-07-20 9:57:54 PM  
9 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:13:42 PM  
9 votes:
Stairs to Nowheres
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There used to be a building at the top of the stairs, but it burned down long ago leaving just the steps.
 
2011-07-20 8:10:38 PM  
9 votes:
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"Where the Sidewalk Ends"

There was some erosion...
 
2011-07-20 8:01:16 PM  
9 votes:
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"Bob Discovers Whom Is Buried In Grant's Tomb"

 
2011-07-22 2:41:07 AM  
8 votes:
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The spiral stairs inside the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.

It's quite a climb, and many visitors struggled. There is a small 'lounge' area at the top for people to recover before they're ready to enter the visitor level and the roof.

The actual lighting was quite dim. I brightened up the shot a bit in Photoshop to be able to make out detail.

Here's the flickr link (new window)
 
2011-07-20 11:26:58 PM  
8 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:20:05 PM  
8 votes:

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Banff Springs Lobby
This staircase leads from the lobby of the Banff Springs Hotel to the second floor, and is an impressive sight when you enter the hotel. 3/3, Pops.

 
2011-07-20 8:02:04 PM  
8 votes:
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Abandoned Stairs
Lightbox

 
2011-07-21 4:37:03 AM  
7 votes:
[image from mtylerjr.smallbizdepot.com too old to be available]

Parco Talon, Italy (a little bigger)
 
2011-07-21 4:13:59 AM  
7 votes:
[image from i162.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2011-07-21 1:12:48 AM  
7 votes:
Don't run... steep drop ahead!
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2011-07-21 12:58:44 AM  
7 votes:
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Flickr it (new window)

 
2011-07-21 12:33:57 AM  
7 votes:
2/3 -- Wes Craven's "The Stormtrooper Under the Stairs"

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2011-07-21 12:13:10 AM  
7 votes:
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2011-07-20 9:55:58 PM  
7 votes:
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Bret Harte Hotel
Deer View, CA
 
2011-07-20 8:07:10 PM  
7 votes:
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2011-07-21 10:12:12 AM  
6 votes:
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Fire escape in Chicago.
 
2011-07-21 10:06:12 AM  
6 votes:
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2011-07-21 5:58:47 AM  
6 votes:
The steps to the Marie Elisabeth Luders Haus, Berlin Germany

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2011-07-21 2:20:24 AM  
6 votes:
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Not so much a stairway, but a ladder...
 
2011-07-21 12:35:58 AM  
6 votes:
3/3 -- house burned down; mailbox left on porch steps; barn left standing

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2011-07-20 11:24:41 PM  
6 votes:
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holga lens on Canon20D
 
2011-07-20 10:09:13 PM  
6 votes:
Dizzy on the steps out of the Gravitron

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(^)

 
2011-07-20 9:18:58 PM  
6 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:12:57 PM  
6 votes:

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Banff Springs Staircase Fun
My brother has fun coming down the stairs to the basement of the Banff Springs Hotel during our night of exploration of the castle. 2/3, Pops.

 
2011-07-20 8:05:34 PM  
6 votes:
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I came down these steps with my new husband many years ago.
 
2011-07-20 8:04:52 PM  
6 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:03:39 PM  
6 votes:
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At a Barge (Erie) Canal Gate, Rochester, NY

 
2011-07-20 8:03:32 PM  
6 votes:
3/3
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Largest (new window)

 
2011-07-20 8:02:53 PM  
6 votes:
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Overgrown
Lightbox

 
2011-07-20 8:02:05 PM  
6 votes:
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Brown's Race, Rochester, NY

 
2011-07-21 10:10:47 AM  
5 votes:
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I was working in this store. The color of marble of these stairs combined with the lighting made them look like they were made from cheddar cheese.
 
2011-07-21 10:08:37 AM  
5 votes:
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2011-07-21 1:51:38 AM  
5 votes:
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2011-07-21 1:47:15 AM  
5 votes:
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Julien Dubuque Grave. Dubuque, Iowa

 
2011-07-21 12:38:14 AM  
5 votes:
 
2011-07-21 12:12:01 AM  
5 votes:
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2011-07-20 9:10:57 PM  
5 votes:
 
2011-07-20 8:09:10 PM  
5 votes:
Light and Dark
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2011-07-21 10:08:23 AM  
4 votes:
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Abstract Stairs
 
2011-07-21 9:46:42 AM  
4 votes:
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Montego Bay, Jamaica

 
2011-07-21 2:31:42 AM  
4 votes:
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Basura Sagrada, 2008
Definitely the stairway to heaven for some people... the double helix staircase let people go up and down at the same time.
 
2011-07-21 1:39:23 AM  
4 votes:
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Those labels are warning you to not climb up the wrong side when it's set up as an extension ladder. Of course, at the ladder's full length those labels would be 8 feet off the ground. Perhaps they should just read "If you can read this, JUMP!"
 
2011-07-21 12:03:08 AM  
4 votes:
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2011-07-20 8:48:26 PM  
4 votes:
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Jumping Off Steps

 
2011-07-20 8:10:44 PM  
4 votes:
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Fark won't let me post any bigger so here's a Link (new window) to my Flickr page.
These are the steps going up to the platform where we used to catch the train. No trains stop here anymore. :-(
 
2011-07-20 8:06:41 PM  
4 votes:
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2011-07-22 2:22:27 PM  
3 votes:
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My porch steps during the beginning of the Snowpocolypse
 
2011-07-22 2:04:33 PM  
3 votes:
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stairs to the next life
 
2011-07-21 7:34:53 PM  
3 votes:
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The Culver Stairs, Culver City, CA.
Slightly bigger at flickr.
 
2011-07-21 1:05:17 PM  
3 votes:
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Stairs on a hike path in Feldkirch, Austria
 
2011-07-21 10:07:29 AM  
3 votes:
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2011-07-21 1:45:13 AM  
3 votes:
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First day of school. Big step.

 
2011-07-21 12:34:13 AM  
3 votes:
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Looking Up by Mista Sparkle, on Flickr
Pops to Flickr

 
2011-07-21 12:07:15 AM  
3 votes:
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slightly bigger (new window)
 
2011-07-20 10:10:45 PM  
3 votes:

Maritime Park, San Francisco



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(^)

 
2011-07-21 9:49:12 AM  
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2011-07-21 1:53:18 AM  
2 votes:
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Click for Larger Image
(These are my first Farktography entries ever, btw. Yay!)

 
2011-07-20 9:36:41 PM  
2 votes:
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2011-07-22 2:14:37 PM  
1 vote:
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2011-07-21 4:14:51 AM  
1 vote:
[image from i162.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2011-07-21 3:51:19 AM  
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Eroded Beach Path at Carmel, Ca
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Click the image for a bigger image in a new window.
 
2011-07-20 8:51:27 PM  
1 vote:
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Running Up Steps

 
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