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Old Posted Jul 16, 2008, 4:43 AM
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That Houston freeway looks a bit puny though
As the person who actually took the original Houston photo in that comparison shot, I just have to point out that that's not a puny freeway, that's just a part of the I-45 / I-10 interchange just north of Downtown.

Here's a shot of another Houston freeway.



And we have bigger ones than this as well. That's Downtown in the distance at the far right.



BTW, as a native and longtime Houstonian, I also have to say, LA is more interesting and exciting and I'd live there if I could afford it.

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Nice shot of the Uptown area and, since you brought it up, I've been to both Houston and L.A. and I never saw any freeway in Houston I would ever describe as puny. Huge, colossal, and massive came to mind, but certainly not puny!
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Old Posted Jul 20, 2008, 2:37 AM
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I never saw any freeway in Houston I would ever describe as puny.




This is the "puny" freeway in question.
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BTW, I believe the "puny" label was a joke...
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It was very much a joke.......although I think LA freeways are the biggest in the country, not that that is anything to be too terribly proud of...
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From hhbeachbum3, Flickr.com

Downtown view from the south...

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Downtown viewed from Memorial Heights...

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Taken by jade001 from flickr

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From texasfreeway.com, some historic photos;

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i believe that belongs to jade001 from flickr

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that's beautiful...where is this? I'd like to go and check it out
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It was taken from a ship passing in the Houston ship shannel.
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that's beautiful...where is this? I'd like to go and check it out
It's the Battleship Texas in LaPorte, right across the road from the San Jacinto Monument & Battleground.

I really should check this thread more, the compilation you guys have going is quite impressive!
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