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Buffalo Bayou 1012

Houston Skyline

Houston Skyline

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Buffalo Bayou is a 53 mile long waterway flowing across Houston, Texas and emptying into the Houston Ship Chanel.  Because Houston is only about 50 feet above sea level, the Bayous are the city’s main drainage system.  Some say a Bayou is just a fancy name for a ditch.  This section of the bayou is about a mile West of Downtown Houston and has been developed into an attractive park.  The downtown Houston skyline is visible here. To the lower right of the downtown image is the massive Federal Reserve Bank building. That is where bureaucrats can create billions of dollars of money simply by pressing some keys at a computer.

30 responses

  1. Awesome skyline

    February 20, 2013 at 10:19 am

    • Thank you, and I get to see it often.

      February 20, 2013 at 10:20 am

      • I lived in Sugar Land for 5 years, is the Mucky Duck still open?

        February 20, 2013 at 10:30 am

        • It is still around, but I have never been in there. It is also hard to park because Twin Peaks is around the corner.

          February 20, 2013 at 10:32 am

  2. Ron— those are awesome images!
    Love the black and white.
    —Felicia

    February 20, 2013 at 10:34 am

  3. A great looking city skyline, and runners too. :)

    February 20, 2013 at 11:43 am

  4. eternalcadence

    hey ya!!
    those are amazing clicks!!! love you photography and editing.. great!!

    February 20, 2013 at 1:27 pm

  5. the b&w skyline is pretty cool.

    February 20, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    • I get to see that skyline often. Thank you.

      February 20, 2013 at 2:44 pm

  6. Amazing shot! :D

    February 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm

  7. Laurie Buchwald

    I did not that back ground about Houston … a 53 mile water way, and an urban one at that.

    February 20, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    • The city was established on the banks of that waterway.

      February 20, 2013 at 10:14 pm

  8. Awesome B&W shot! I’ve been to Houston a couple of times. Love downtown Houston.

    February 21, 2013 at 8:24 am

  9. Aaaah Houston. I miss it.

    March 28, 2013 at 11:11 pm

  10. Those pics are awesome… I hope to come to Houston soon, though it’s so far from Italy! Thanks for sharing!

    August 30, 2014 at 8:43 am

  11. Incredible lines, Ron. Thank you! You brought us another great post! Love, Amy

    August 30, 2014 at 12:45 pm

  12. Fantastic images Ron.

    The Houston skyline photo almost looks like a black and white shot of a set of lego buildings with the sharp steps in the slopes etc.

    August 30, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    • I used to work in a few of those buildings. The people inside acted like they were made out of Lego bricks sometimes.

      August 30, 2014 at 2:29 pm

  13. As usual, Good photographs, Ron. But what is this 1012?

    August 30, 2014 at 8:25 pm

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