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A Blast from the Past

By Platchet
Taken at Blaenavon Ironworks, South Wales.

The ironworks, which commenced production in 1789, is the best preserved blast furnace complex of its period and type in the world and is one of the most important monuments to have survived from the early part of the industrial revolution. Blaenavon Ironworks is historically significant as during the early nineteenth century the ironworks was one of the most important producers of iron in the world.

Go there!

Thanks to Roly for reminding me to go back with my tripod!


Tags: General Blast furnace Industrial revolution Blaenavon Ironworks

Voters: luceombra, Jasper87, morpheus1955 and 18 more

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luceombra 8 27 5 Italy
19 Oct 2011 8:11AM
Nice compo and colours

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Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
19 Oct 2011 8:27AM
Good composition with the framed arches giving a nice depth.

Richsr 13 91 223 England
19 Oct 2011 8:54AM
Like your comp with this, gives a good depth to the image
Regards Richard
mikan 9 Romania
19 Oct 2011 9:18AM
great work and composition
Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 11 Wales
19 Oct 2011 9:20AM
Got a few from here Gary,lovelt tones and textures in the Brickwork around the furnace.
19 Oct 2011 10:11AM
Marvellous receding composition with great light and depth. A joy to view.

Alan_Coles 14 178 11 Wales
19 Oct 2011 3:18PM
Excellent work Gaz.
tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2011 6:42PM
Works well
I read today, that some of our heritage sites are falling into rack & ruin

Daisymaye Plus
11 23 16 Canada
19 Oct 2011 7:01PM
Superb textured image...........Sandy
johnjo58 9 2 5 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2011 7:24PM
Really interesting tones and colours, great work
Roly 12 Wales
19 Oct 2011 7:51PM
Nice one Gaz. I like the low viewpoint you have used here and you have captured some great tones and detail in the bricks.
Ian-Munro 12 200 15 Wales
19 Oct 2011 11:54PM
senn 9 5 1 Belgium
22 Oct 2011 11:08AM
nice spot, well captured .. like angle of shot

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