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Rollin' and Tumblin'.

By jonwebber
Just across the A66 from Threlkeld is a village called Birkett's Mire, and behind that village is a worked out quarry, now used as a mining museum and the home of the Vintage Excavator Society. I kid you not, they have excavators almost as old as the shovel. And also the neccessary rust . . .
The title is shared with a song, I believe by S. Splurge, from quite some time ago.

Tags: Lake district Transport Trucks Birketts Mire

Voters: Alvar, digital_boi, barbarahirst and 10 more


Alvar 12 23 2 France
19 Mar 2012 6:08PM
Like this shot very much Jon These sort of places fascinate me.

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19 Mar 2012 6:14PM
Lots to see and record especially for the grott lovers. The title is very apt .....lots of good rust tone's captured

barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2012 6:16PM
you really have captured the atmosphere of the place well
love the title
woolybill1 Plus
12 29 74 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2012 7:04PM
Now that MUST be worth a visit.
Clearly a site for dangerous curves Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.6k 2078 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2012 7:17PM
I think you have found rust heaven. Where old wagons go to die...
Love the curves.
I feel a visit coming on...
mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
19 Mar 2012 10:38PM
What an excellent discovery you have unearthed here.
It should be right up there with the discovery of Penicillin I reckon !!
Super shot.
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
20 Mar 2012 12:42AM
This looks like a wonderful place to visit---especially for rust lovers!
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
20 Mar 2012 2:51PM
A great rusty find, Jon! Wink
Trev Smile
20 Mar 2012 6:56PM
You got the train set out again Jon.
I like the rusty tones of this.

AnnChown Plus
9 207 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 9:09PM
I love these places. Great composition Jon.
Great find Jon.. Very atmospheric

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