Here is Thimble Peak as seen from St. Matthew's Church. Tour guides like to say it looks like Snoopy on this doghouse, at least from some angles.
This may be Snyder Road, but I don't remember for sure. (Extensive messing around with Google Maps in street view strongly suggests that it's actually Houghton Road.) It's about a mile from the base of Mount Lemmon Highway. Thimble Peak is more or less straight ahead on the horizon, and much closer than it is from the church.
Near that is an unnamed dirt road that does the same thing, even more dramatically. Too bad about the telephone poles.
From six or seven miles up Mount Lemmon Highway we get a back view of Thimble Peak, looking much more Snoopy-like.
Babad Do'Ag, where the horizon is miles and miles away. Other angles show even more distant vistas.
Another horizon around every bend.
And here is what I was talking about earlier, what I went back for. The road ahead (