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Roving Rube

August 8, 2003

Washington Square Park Fountain

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This is the first time the Rube can remember actually seeing this fountain turned on -- this sunken circle usually has crowds surrounding fire-jugglers, skateboard high-jumpers, and other performers.

And after taking a year to get it through his head to shoot with the sun, or not at all, here only the pictures he took against or sideways the sun were any good.

This is the tallest geyser-type fountain he has come across -- does it have a pump? Or is it just the standard water pressure of NYC; the same as when a fire hydrant gets knocked over during a car chase.

See also: Great Public Spaces: Washington Square Park





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