St. Patrick's Day Parade


These are the photos I took during the St. Patty's Day Parade in Pittsburgh.  For now, they're arranged vertically down the page, but I'll try to move them around once I start to figure things out.

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 Downtown Pittsbrugh (specifically, the PPG building) as seen from the Smithfield St.bridge.

 

 Same spot on the bridge, just looking to the left over the Allegheny River.

 

People crowded onto a parking garage along the Boulevard of the Allies.  The building above it is the Mellon Bank building.

 

 Bishop Donald Wuerl, driving along in a Corvette with some guy on his cellphone.  To be fair, the car belongs to a parade sponsor. 

 

 The best image I could get of PA Govenor Ed Rendell was of the back of his head.  He's still fairly recognizable, I think.  I like the reactions of the people in front of him.  "Raise minimum wage!" (Note: Rendell is from Philly)


Pittsburgh Steeler's Runningback Willie Parker, pimping Verizon FiOS.


A 5x digital zoom of Willie about to fire off some confetti.

 

 Last pic.  FYI: "FiOS" stands for "Fiber Optic Services"

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