Observatory autumn

Posted Oct. 18, 2012, at 11 a.m.
From atop the Penobscot Narrows Observatory, visitors can look north along the Penobscot River toward the peak of Mount Waldo (left, above the horizon) in nearby Frankfort.
From atop the Penobscot Narrows Observatory, visitors can look north along the Penobscot River toward the peak of Mount Waldo (left, above the horizon) in nearby Frankfort.
October sunlight casts the shadows of visitors across the compass rose inside the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect.
October sunlight casts the shadows of visitors across the compass rose inside the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect.
In mid-October, visitors ascending 420 feet to the top floors of the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect find 360-degree views of the autumn foliage. Fall colors adorn Verona Island just beyond the East Tower of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge (center) and the soon-to-be demolished Waldo-Hancock Bridge (left).
In mid-October, visitors ascending 420 feet to the top floors of the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect find 360-degree views of the autumn foliage. Fall colors adorn Verona Island just beyond the East Tower of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge (center) and the soon-to-be demolished Waldo-Hancock Bridge (left).
Fall hues decorate the trees bordering downtown Bucksport in this view from the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect.
Fall hues decorate the trees bordering downtown Bucksport in this view from the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect. Buy Photo

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