A view from the Diamond Princess in Juneau – Part 1

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A view from the Skywalkers Nightclub, Deck 17, on the Diamond Princess

A view from the Skywalkers Nightclub, Deck 17, on the Diamond Princess.

The ship is docked at the South Franklin Dock. The AJ Rock Dump with the Taku Oil Facility, Gastineau Channel, and Douglas Island are visible. The greenish cast is from the tint of the windows.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 2:38 p.m. ADT, September 18, 2012 A.D., © 2016 A.D.

The Sun Princess and the AJ Rock Dump at the foot of Mt. Roberts

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The Sun Princess and the AJ Rock Dump at the foot of Mt. Roberts

The Sun Princess and the AJ Rock Dump at the foot of Mt. Roberts.

The Sun Princess is moored at the A.J. Dock. The Taku Oil facility (white tanks) and the Delta Western facility (green tanks) are on the left, Alaska Marine Lines is along the shore on the right. The Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant is at the far upper right and the satellite dish is at the GCI facility. Thane Road is at the foot of the mountain.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 4:47 p.m. ADT, September 13, 2007 A.D., © 2016 A.D.

The AJ Rock Dump – 2,500 feet Below

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The AJ Rock Dump – 2,500 feet Below

The AJ Rock Dump - 2,500 feet Below.

Picture taken from Mt. Roberts. Douglas, Alaska on Douglas Island is visble across Gastineau Channel from Mt. Roberts on the mainland. Lawson Creek and a small part of the Lawson Creek Delta is visible at the far upper right. On the Rock Dump at the far left is the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Alaska Marine Lines facility is on the top left. The AJ (cruise ship) Dock is at the far upper right corner. The light green petroleum tank farm is part of Delta Western’s 6 acre facility and the white petroleum tank farm is part of Taku Oil Sales’ 8.99 acre facilty.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 10:47 a.m. ADT, September 15, 2010, © 2011

Looking Down From Mt. Roberts

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Looking Down From Mt. Roberts

Looking Down From Mt. Roberts.

One of the support towers at the top of the Mt. Roberts Tramway is on the right. The AJ Rock Dump is on the left with the A.J. Dock off the corner. The cruise ship Carnival Spirit is at the South Franklin Dock. A very small part of Douglas is visible in the upper left corner.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 7:15 p.m. ADT, June 7, 2008, © 2008

Cruise Ships along the Juneau Waterfront

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Cruise Ships along the Juneau Waterfront from the Marine Park Lightering Dock

Cruise Ships along the Juneau Waterfront from the Marine Park Lightering Dock.

Left Foreground: The stern end of the Norwegian Sun moored at the Cruise Ship Terminal, Length: 848 feet, 2002 passengers and 968 crew. It will visit Juneau 19 times in 2006.

Center: The Diamond Princess moored at the South Franklin Dock, Length: 950 feet, 2600 passengers and 1240 crew. It will visit Juneau 18 times in 2006.

Right Background: The AJ Rock Dump which shields the Juneau harbor, created from waste rock and tailings from the Alaska Juneau Gold Mine which closed April 8, 1944.

Picture by O. Richard (Dick) Kent, 7:42 a.m. ADT, May 16, 2006, © 2006