Cool Stuff Friday. » « The Daily Bird #232. Light Pillars. North Bay’s Timothy Joseph Elzinga snapped the photos on his cellphone camera on Jan. 6. (Timothy Joseph Elzinga). “It looked like someone from Star Trek was trying to beam people up,” Elzinga said. Yes, it does! How cool. You can read all about the pillars of light here. Share this:TweetShare on TumblrPocketMoreEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related Cool Stuff Friday. » « The Daily Bird #232.