On October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor. Nicknamed ‘Old Ironsides’, the vessel has far outlived…
Here in Powell, Wyoming, they really really love baseball! Thanks: Steve Rot
Tuesday, 24th May 2005
Looks like these trains are stopped at a level crossing on the Burlington Northern railroad track in Wyoming. The Northern one is chopped off by some low-res imagery, but scroll south to see just how incredibly long they are! Amazing.…
Monday, 23rd May 2005
Steve Rot sent us this cool link to somewhere that looks very like Mars (although it’s actually in North Wyoming), thanks Steve!
Friday, 13th May 2005
Devils Tower is a monolith that rises to a height of 1,267 feet and featured prominently in the Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (where it was reproduced in mashed potato). Thanks: xylon, Sally, many others.
Tuesday, 12th April 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
On October 20, 1973, Sydney Opera House opened to the public following 14 years of construction. The building actually houses…
On this day in 1860 the first British Open Golf Championship was held at the Prestwick Golf Club. Eight golfers…