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Postby Gary Martin » Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:38 pm


While my younger son was visiting us here in NJ a few weeks ago, he wanted to go the Statue of Liberty... Needless to say, a camera went with me. In the summer and touristy season, getting tickets into the base is a challenge. No so in the middle of the week in late September! From the photos of that trip, there is a new page on my website that shows some interior photos in the statue which some of you may not have seen. Hersh was saying something on a previous thread about wanting to see the photos of the interor... here's you chance, Hersh... click the following link:

http://makeashorterlink.com/?K58412CED

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Postby Lighthouse Joe » Sun Oct 08, 2006 5:37 am


Gary,
Great work as usual. I have lived 3 hours from the SoL all my life and have never been there. Also, climbing the interior would be nearly impossible for me... fear of heights. Yes, I love lighthouses, but I can't climb them.
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Postby Gary Martin » Sun Oct 08, 2006 6:18 am


Thanks, Joe. Heights have never bothered me... I used to do some mountain climbing and got accustomed to dangling from a rope quite literally haning in space at times... Not for everyone, I realize!
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Postby thundermooch » Wed Oct 11, 2006 5:50 pm


Thanks for sharing those Gary. Seeing the stairs brings back memories. I remember climbing those when I was 13. You were able to climb up to the crown, where you could look out. In fact, my uncle just sent me a few pics of my sisters and I inside the crown!

Funny thing is, I wasn't afraid of heights then, but am now. My one goal is to one day be able to climb the lights that I see, however, I sweat and shake and my heart beats like crazy. In fact, just tried a few weeks ago when we were down in the OBX at Currituck. Just walking up the stairs to go in I started sweating and when I got to the spiral, I was shaking like crazy. Had to turn around and go back out!
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Postby Pharoslvr » Wed Oct 18, 2006 5:50 am


Interesting perspectives, Gary! Nicely done!
Thanks for sharing...it's always good to see shots of SoL.

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Postby ericlighthouse » Mon Oct 23, 2006 6:33 pm


Great shots. SOL is my favorite statue and one of my favorite lighthouses.
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