Monthly Archives: March 2013

Railway Carriage

This picture was taken at the Bluebell Railway near East Grinstead, Sussex.  I like the way in which the pattern of the repeating windows receding into the distance.  I have chosen this image to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Cottages, Ironbridge

Another image from Ironbridge, this time showing the surrounding area.  These cottages sit in the valley below the bridge, along the bank of the river Severn.  The bridge, although not shown in its entirety, is still recognisable.  I thought the … Continue reading

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Ironbridge, Ironbridge

Ironbridge was the first bridge in the world to be made from cast iron.  It was opened at the beginning of 1781.  Although I took several pictures of the bridge, I have chosen this detailed image rather than showing it … Continue reading

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Aqueduct Arches

Following on from last week’s post, this is a view of the aqueduct from a lower vantage point on the hillside.  I like the repetition of the arches as they receed into the distance.

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

This aqueduct on the Llangollen canal bridges the river Dee in north-east Wales.  Standing at 126 feet high and with a length of over 1000 feet it is both the highest and longest aqueduct in Britain.  Each of the arches … Continue reading

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