Images of 75 year old Shasta Dam lit by Harvest Moon

Strolled about Shasta Dam with a few others yesterday evening, and took these interesting images illuminated by the light of the Harvest Moon.

Harvest Moon over Shasta Dam by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Harvest Moon over Shasta Dam by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

A clean, well-lighted place.

A clean, well-lighted place.

Moonrise over Centimudi. by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Moonlight over Centimudi. By Skip Murphy 2013

Gate crane. By Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Spillway gate crane. 2013 by Skip Murphy

Penstocks by night. by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Penstocks by night. 2013. by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Spillway. 2013 by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Spillway. 2013 by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge


Shasta Dam visitor center. By Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Shasta Dam Visitor Center. 2013 by Skip Murphy.


Shasta Dam by moonlight. 2013 by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

Shasta Dam by moonlight. 2013 by Skip Murphy. Click to slightly enlarge

It’s an engineering marvel, but I also really admire the ’40s design aesthetic of the dam. It’s the High Tech of the era.
Stone. Water. Sky. Moon. Life. It’s Really Redding.

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