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Astley Green

By johnriley1uk  
I found this image and it has been overlooked since about 2006, so here it is. The shot is taken from the Bridgewater Canal and is looking towards Astley Green Colliery. The winding house and head gear can be seen in the distance. It was shot with the very likeable Fujifim S7000 bridge camera, in the days before we moved to DSLRs.

Tags: Landscape and travel Astley green colliery

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Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
20 Feb 2021 12:07AM
Isn't it strange when we find old forgotten images and wonder why we never did anything with them. I find it hard to organize all mine and lose most of them. This is very nice.
20 Feb 2021 12:13AM
It amazes me every time when old digital images are shown, i know you could not print to fill a hoarding, but the detail is amazing. Was this about 5gig< John??
20 Feb 2021 12:23AM
It was 6MP which Fuji claimed to extrapolate to 12MP, but the detail and sharpness was good however they did it.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
20 Feb 2021 12:45AM
Great colors and composition!
glyndwr 13 91 10 Wales
20 Feb 2021 10:15AM
This brings back great memories, there were many Collieries around us.

Nice upload.

Robert
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
20 Feb 2021 12:14PM
A good industrial scene with the canal to transport the coal? With the lack of being able to travel far, I think we are all looking back to find entries, these days.
Ian

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