Photo Spheres from East and West of 395

Ten photo spheres from around the Owens Valley – treat them as if you were using Google Street View. Click and hold and drag the mouse to look around, up and down. Go advanced and zoom in and out. Or go big with full-screen mode.

Camping in the Alabama Hills, Owens Valley.

The Cerro Gordo Ghost Town, American Hotel – 700 mines in the Cerro Gordo district searched for silver, lead and zinc ore – rough business considering the remote location. The mines were located at 8,000′ in the Inyo Mountains on the west side of Death Valley National Park.

Cocktail Rock in the Alabama Hills – Overlooking the Alabama Hills with Mt. Whitney in the background. From left to right, that’s Barbara, Carol, Rick, Ron, Matt, Morgan (hiding behind Matt), and Sandy.

The Salt Tram – The Salt Tram at the top of the Inyo Mountains. The tram was built around 100 years ago to transport salt from the Saline Valley, over the mountains, and down to Owens Lake for distribution.

Horseshoe Meadows Road – Carol, Rick and I stopped to take in the view of Owens Valley. Below us are the switchbacks we used to climb the hill.

Hiking the Trail Pass Trail – That’s Ron and Carol and Barbara on the Trail Pass Trail.

4 thoughts on “Photo Spheres from East and West of 395

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    September 5, 2014 at 2:38 am

    Jim I agree nice pics what type of Camera are you using????

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    September 4, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Special camera? Or iPhone app? If an app, can you reposition people between shots (if they are stitched together for the effect)? Would be funny to see Carol 3 times while scrolling thru the sphere 🙂

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    September 4, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Hey Jim. Really cool pictures – How’d you do that? Beautiful area! Mom in NJ

    • DickDorkin
      September 5, 2014 at 8:04 am

      It’s a free app for iOS and Android called Photo Sphere Camera by Google: “Create beautiful 360º images and publish them on Google Maps. At up to 50 megapixels, these high-resolution photo spheres let you to look up, down and all around to revisit the amazing places you’ve been — and share them with anyone.”