Photograph of lightning over the Bates campus

Taken at 8:10 p.m. on Sept. 11, this image by Bates photographer Mike Bradley shows a cloud-to-cloud lightning strike from an approaching thunderstorm.

The buildings shown in the image are Hedge Hall (left) and Pettengill Hall (right). The walkway in middle is Alumni Walk. The camera is facing northwest.

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Lightning from an approaching thunderstorm illuminates buildings on the Bates campus on Sept. 11, 2013. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)


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