drone photography

Paving progress on Section 3

Oct 14, 2020
An aerial photo by Steve Brown taken Saturday, Oct. 10 shows bituminous surface covering much of Section 3 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project. The most recent project update email from the Minnesota Department of Transportation said the project was on track for completion by early November,...

Storm sewer work on north end of highway project

May 13, 2020
This photo by Steve Brown shows some of the storm sewer work taking place on the north end of the Highway 61 reconstruction project. During the weekly project update meeting Tuesday, Dick Swenke of Rochester Sand and Gravel said work on the storm sewer will continue over the next week. Topsoil...

Utility work underway downtown

May 6, 2020
Steve Brown of Lake City took this photo looking almost straight down into a crater-like hole at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Marion Street where workers were placing utilities this week. Brown has flown his drone since the beginning of the project to track its progress from above.

Ice going fast

Mar 11, 2020
Drone shots from above Lake Pepin show the amount of surface ice in rapid decline. The above photo from Steve Brown was taken Monday, March 9. The photo below from Ben Threinen was taken Tuesday, March 10.

Drone’s-eye panorama of Lake City

Mar 14, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen stitched four drone photos together to creat this panorama aerial view of Lake City and the Mississippi River.

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