Red Sky in Morning from the Birmingham Bridge

Left the house a bit earlier to get to the other side of the city this morning. As I hit the Birmingham Bridge I saw the sunrise.  I pulled to the edge, hit the flashers again and sat quietly, and shot the sky over a few minutes time.  The other direction I could see cars on the Parkway with their headlights on.  A nice way to start the day. But the Red Sky,Sailors Take Warning turned out true as it is snowing (about 3 inches so far) and already they have called for a two hour delay at school.  The dark band along the bottom of the photo is the Jersey Barrier. Unretouched photograph!

Red Sky in Morning, Sailors Take Warning
Finding more beauty in winter.

13 thoughts on “Red Sky in Morning from the Birmingham Bridge

  1. I used to cross the Ohio River on my way to work in Louisville, Kentucky and saw many beautiful skies – never been a photographer so never got a picture. This one is just breathtaking – thanks for sharing!

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  2. Ruth – That’s a terrific photo. Thanks! I’ve subscribed to your blog and really enjoy seeing your Pittsburgh photos. I live in California now, however I spent the first 22 years of my life in Pittsburgh, and I really look forward to seeing your excellent photos every day. By the way, here’s the answer to the question about why it’s called a “Jersey barrier”:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jersey_barrier
    Ken Klucsor
    Sunnyvale, CA

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