Winder

By NeilJD
This man was responsible for winding the miners up and down the mine shaft. there are no gears and no brake on the windlass. Photo was handheld using only the candlelight.

Tags: General History Mining Candlelight Miner Portraits and people Wanlockhead


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Comments


Rylands 9 1 2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2008 10:34PM
Superb image
Rylands

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proz 12 205 United States
2 May 2008 4:54PM
this is really fantastic.
A Booth Plus
14 11 4 United Kingdom
13 May 2008 11:49AM
wonderful portrait well exposed for and nicely composed.
ginz04 Plus
12 281 20 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2008 12:17PM
great picture in difficult circumstances.

ian
24 Sep 2008 12:21AM
Very nice shot

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