The snow shown here is on the foothills (elevation 2200' or so), Red
Mountain (3700', eastern Santa Clara County) and Mt Hamilton
(about 4700') as well as Mt Stakes (3800') which is partly in Santa
Clara County and partly in Stanislaus County. Also, these
pictures were taken when 280 was widened from 3 lanes each way to 5
lanes each way. A diamond lane was added. The old Oleander
planted divider was replaced by a concrete divider that made 280
audible from far away. The project ran from 1988 till late
1990. The diamond lanes were painted in December 1990
during the middle of the day resulting in a hideous back up. The
project extended from near Foothill Expressway to about Meridian Ave.
As a former 280 commuter, I must say that project made a huge
This is 280 South at Saratoga Sunnyvale Road.
Lawrence Expressway South
This is just north of Saratoga
This is a bit south of Saratoga Ave.