Vivid colors fill the sky and are reflected on the water on this unseasonably warm January evening in 2012. This image was captured from Raspberry Island in the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul as the sun was setting over the Smith Avenue High Bridge.
Floating Under the Golden Arches
A local artist placed several white innertubes in the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis. In this image they appear to be organizing themselves to float under the Stone Arch Bridge but can't quite muster the courage to go into the light. The red reflection of the Gold Medal Flour sign is like a flame on the water. The night skyline of Minneapolis looms in the background.
Mississippi River Reflections
Mississippi River Reflections - The blue light of the 35W Bridge combines with the yellow glow of the 10th Avenue Bridge streetlights to create ghostly reflections in the Mississippi river on the University of Minnesota campus. The Minneapolis skyline overlooks the scene from the left in this twilight image.
Saint Paul at Night - In Technicolor. The golden glow of the night skyline of St. Paul is bracketed by the turquoise sky above and the midnight blue river below.
Wabasha Bridge at Dusk
The Mississippi river reflects the street lights from the beautiful Wabasha Street Bridge as it enters downtown St. Paul.
Plenty of Parking Available - The Mississippi had yet to freeze in this November 2012 image, but all the boats have been put away for the season at the Harriet Island docks in front of the beautiful twilight skyline of downtown Saint Paul.
View From Broadway - Extra Wide
Mississippi Mirror - wider angle. The Minneapolis skyline, from the Guthrie theater and Hennepin Avenue bridge to the Target building and the well-lit riverside parks is perfectly reflected in the glass-like surface of the MIssissippi river.
Minneapolis After Dark - This panorama from the Metrodome to the Stone Arch Bridge highlights the city center and the bridges over the Mississippi river just after dark. The office buildings are still lit up as the workers prepare to head home.
Bending Freeway - This unique perspective on the downtown Minneapolis skyline and Mississippi river highlights the newly reconstructed 35W freeway bridge as it bends beneath your feet from this bird's eye view 200' above the roadway.
Magenta Minneapolis: Downtown - This panorama of downtown Minneapolis, captured just after sunset, shows the city skyline in all its night time glory. This image is the left half of the much wider "Magenta Minneapolis" panorama also available on this site.
Magenta Minneapolis: Bridges and River - This panorama of the Mississippi river as it flows through downtown Minneapolis, captured just after sunset, shows the city's bridges in all their night time glory. This image is the right half of the much wider "Magenta Minneapolis" panorama also available on this site.
University of Minnesota - East Bank Campus. This panorama of the U of M spans the Mississippi riverfront from Dinkytown to the Washington Avenue bridge. The Weisman Museum and TCF Bank Stadium are just two of the many buildings highlighted in this twilight capture.
Saint Paul Night Skyline Reflections - The evening skyline of St. Paul, Minnesota is reflected in the Mississippi river as commuters make their way home and trains and barges park for the night in this panoramic image captured just after sunset on an autumn evening.
Saint Paul Night Skyline Reflections - The evening skyline of St. Paul, Minnesota is reflected in the Mississippi river as commuters make their way home in this panoramic image captured just after sunset on a summer evening.
The St. Croix in Winter
Lift Bridge - Stillwater, Minnesota. A panorama of the span from Minnesota to Wisconsin captured in January when the St. Croix river is completely frozen. A trail of taillights heads home up the hill into Wisconsin.
The twilight skylines of the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul can be seen in this image captured from high on the bluffs on the east bank of the Mississippi river in St. Paul, Minnesota
Bird's eye view of the Minneapolis skyline and Mississippi riverfront at dusk on a frigid winter's night. From the Metrodome and Guthrie Theater to Target Field, from the sweeping 3rd Avenue bridge to the classical Hennepin Avenue bridge, this stunning image is truly representative of this great city.
Stone Arch Morning
The Minneapolis skyline, including the Gold Medal Flour mill and the Mill City Museum, along with the Stone Arch Bridge, are reflected in the morning waters of the mighty Mississippi.