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Red, White, & Boom is the annual fireworks display commemorating the Fourth of July in Columbus, Ohio. The celebration in 2005 was the 25th anniversary of the Red, White, & Boom celebration. A special 27-minute fireworks display was created with an accompanying soundtrack played on a local radio station to commemorate the 25th anniversary. The celebration took place on Friday, July 1, 2005, which is when these pictures were taken.
This picture was taken at 7:15. Crowds of about 500,000 were already gathering on the downtown streets around the Scioto river for the fireworks display starting at ten p.m.
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