SkyWatch Friday: Niagara River Clouds

The Niagara River and Peace Bridge, Squaw Island, New York. September 11, 2011.

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

My daughter and her husband live near Buffalo, New York, and they showed us around when we visited them earlier this month.  We didn’t make it to Niagara Falls, but we did get to the Niagara River.  One of the places we visited was Squaw Island, on the northern outskirts of Buffalo.

I captured these pictures of the colds above the river from Squaw Island.  The picture above was taken looking south from the island.  The bridge is the Peace Bridge connecting Buffalo with Canada.

A railroad trestle between the U. S. and Canada, Squaw Island, New York. September 11, 2011.

This second picture was taken looking north toward a railroad trestle running between the two countries.  I like the way the big white cloud is looming over the bridge.

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19 Responses to “SkyWatch Friday: Niagara River Clouds”

  1. Sandra Says:

    cool bridge, and in the first shot I like the yellow flowers, looks like goldenrod, so pretty

  2. Karin Says:

    I never tire of watching the clouds!! Good captures!

  3. Happyone Says:

    Beautiful sky photos. I love the clouds over the bridge too.

  4. 7aces/Darla Says:

    The first photo looks like the clouds are mimicking the bridge, cool!

  5. Mildred Says:

    Lovely views, George!

  6. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Gorgeous skies and clouds, George, and such wonderful captures! I always love the water and bridges as well as beautiful skies! Your shots for the day has it all!! Have a lovely weekend!

    Sylvia

  7. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Very pretty! And in the top one, the clouds are following the line of the bridge.

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Great shots. The difference in the clouds is interesting.

  9. Neal Says:

    Very nice George. I want to get there one of these days. 🙂

  10. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    These are wonderful captures George. Who says the skies aren’t beautiful up north??? no one. 🙂

  11. Loren Says:

    Great shots George! Makes me just want to jump in 😉

  12. Jenn Jilks Says:

    I forgot about Skywatch! Been a busy few days…
    Wonderful shots.
    Cheers from Cottage Country!

  13. Judy Says:

    You had a good trip! I enjoyed getting caught up, and look forward to more…

  14. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Beautiful even if it wasn’t taken with a Nikon. 😉 My husband and I have never been to Niagra Falls but we need to get up there.

  15. Rose Says:

    Both are beautiful shots! Especially when enlarged.

  16. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful shots of clouds in the blue sky.

  17. Linnea Says:

    Love those dramatic clouds and the water is such a pretty color. Soon I guess this whole area may be covered in ice and snow! Brrr!

  18. ewok1993 Says:

    the peace bridge is very appealing. lovely shot.

  19. sartenada Says:

    I love the first photo!

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