Madison to Denver

Images taken on the flight from Madison to Denver on April 26, 2004, passing over Iowa and Nebraska.

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Madison

Northeast Madison immediately after taking off. Looking across Cherokee Country Club towards Lake Mendota.

Madison

Another view, looking straight down the Yahara River and Cherokee Marsh. River Road appears at the far right side.

Madison

Now bending west, we've crossed the river and are over Westport. River Road runs up and down; State Hwy 113 runs across the upper part.

Madison

Another view of the River Road - State Hwy 113 - County Hwy M area. Picnic Point and Lake Wingra are visible at the top of the image.

Westport

A neighborhood in Westport, between Madison, Waunakee and Middleton.

Four Lakes

You can see all four lakes (plus Lake Wingra) in this shot. Starting with Mendota, marching off to the left are Monona, Waubesa, and in the distance, Kegonsa. Lake Wingra appears at the top.

Middleton

Bishop's Bay Golf Club, Middleton and the west side of Madison. County Hwy Q runs down the right side.

Intersection

Hwy Q (up/down) meets County Hwy K (left/right). At the intersection stands a large grain elevator.

Middleton/Madison

Slightly farther west, the intersection of Q and K appears at the far left. Tiedemann Pond is visible in the center of the image.

Middleton/Madison

Another view of the west side. Tiedemann Pond is at the left. At the lower left, you can see the roadway for the new US Hwy 12 bypass around Middleton.

Middleton/Madison

Another view, looking at the Beltline (at this point, US Hwys 12 & 14) and the office/commercial parks exploding alongside it.

Wisconsin River

The Wisconsin River.

Prairie du Chien

The Wisconsin meets the Mississippi at Prairie du Chien.

Prairie du Chien

Another view of the rivers and town.

Prairie du Chien

The town and the Mississippi River.

Small town

A small town in northern Iowa.

Sioux City, IA

A view of Sioux City, IA and the towns in Nebraska across the Missouri River. The view is not broad enough to show South Dakota.

Sioux City, IA

Another view of Sioux City and on the right, Nebraska.

Nebraska Interchange

I-129/US 75 (from left) meets US 77 (up/down) and continues to the right (west) as US 20.

Nebraska

The interesting irrigation patterns of Nebraska.

Nebraska

Another view of an irrigation setup.

Colorado

Not far from Denver (as the puddle jumper flies) a small town in Colorado along I-76, possibly Sterling.

Colorado

Close-up of an irrigated field near Denver.

Colorado

An interesting pattern of irrigation near Denver.