January 1st, 2017, 09:04 AM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: (the once and future) Vermont Republic
Here are some interesting images:
An empty end of an airfield in Horseheads, NY, on 3/31/2006. Note that the right hand side of the image is intentionally blurred (the airfield), but to the left everything is as clear as commercial satellite imagery got in 2006. Note the beginnings of a construction project in the upper left.
The same spot on 6/4/2006. Note that the construction site is now also blurred.
By 5/23/2008, there is a blurry building on site.
By 5/3/2009 the building is operational, with many employee vehicles in the parking lot. There's a blurry black shape on the tarmac to the northeast of the building
5/26/2011- apparently we needed it a little blurrier here, due to events on the 2nd of May that year, which has now brought attention to something produced at this site.
No further imagery exists publicly until 9/24/2016, which is normal for upstate NY- routinely updated every five years. Note that there is no longer any blurring in the image and the building sits vacant. Sikorsky is no longer operating here. (This image will appear in following post, since I can only attach five per post)