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Toll Plaza
23-MAY-2010 Walter O. Koenig

Toll Plaza

Toll Plaza on the California 73 Freeway near Laguna Hills.

If you want to take the shot-cut between San Diego and Long Beach you have to pay $4.50.

The image above was also taken for the Weekly Informal Challenge (Week 6): "Transportation"

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Carl and Racine Erland27-May-2010 04:42
Clever take on this weeks' theme. Love the architecture, your composition really highlights it..nice job. - Racine
Mieke WA Minkjan26-May-2010 08:01
great composition and pov
Jola Dziubinska25-May-2010 23:15
Why are they so big? Cool shot anyway.
Ray :)25-May-2010 00:04
Do they need them to store all the money?
Fortunately, we have few tolls in the UK - they are mostly for bridges and tunnels.
pkocinski24-May-2010 22:17
Interesting toll booths. Why would one need a multi story toll booth?
lisamidi24-May-2010 21:20
These look very futuristic...cannot be compared to those on french motorways...lol! Great compo, Walter!
Mairéad24-May-2010 21:15
Cool architectural shot - very nice tool booths.
BleuEvanescence24-May-2010 19:51
Wow.....those structures are very cool
but i guess, with the money they are collecting
they can afford to be creative ;)
Superb shot Walter!
sue anne24-May-2010 18:06
Interesting toll booths compared to the East coast.
Yes it is highway robbery to use the tolls.
J. Scott Coile24-May-2010 17:55
So modern. I guess you could easily spend that much more the "longer" route.
LynnH24-May-2010 17:14
Nice capture of the shadows and lines!!
Ken Duckert24-May-2010 13:45
Where the transportation Piper lives. Good one!
Norbert Fortelny24-May-2010 07:20
Wouldn't have guessed what that is.
laine24-May-2010 06:49
We no longer have Toll Booths, just toll cards that still cost money to pay for the tunnels we don't want :))
Brett Corbin24-May-2010 03:02
Great shot, do they have elevators in them:)
Jim Coffman24-May-2010 02:30
I have never seen high rise toll booths! Great capture,Walter. V
larose forest photos24-May-2010 02:02
WOnderful shot! I love the perspective here. And a great entry for the Transportation challenge too! V
carol j. phipps24-May-2010 01:48
Fancy toll booths.
Simon Chandler24-May-2010 01:00
Fantastic perspective and composition. Graphic and interesting. v
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