In early November, I got up early one morning to take pictures of the sunrise from the George Washington Bridge. This bridge, which opened in 1931, spans the Hudson River connecting Manhattan and New Jersey. It is said that General George Washington crossed the river here in 1776 when evaluating Manhattan during the Revolutionary War.
I've ridden my road bike across the bridge on many occasions and the view of Manhattan is spectacular. But, I never had my camera on those rides.
On this morning, I checked the weather then grabbed my camera and tripod and I was off on the 11 mile bike ride to the bridge. Hoping to arrive before the sun broke the horizon.
My timing was good and I had a couple of minutes to set up before the sun came up. I took pictures from the bridge and then crossed over to the New Jersey side and took more pictures from the Palisades Interstate Park in Fort Lee. Then I came back across the bridge and took a few more shots.
These 25 pictures represent my favorites from that morning. Click on any picture for a full screen view.
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