Category Archives: industrial

Thursday’s Special: Sequence

Here are some old gunpowder mills at Torsebro in Sweden, a sequence of three: I have previously posted a monochrome image of these in August Linked to Traces of the Past here   Advertisements

Thursday’s Special: Sequence

Here are some old gunpowder mills at Torsebro in Sweden, a sequence of three: I have previously posted a monochrome image of these in August Linked to Traces of the Past here  

Traces of the Past Y3 – 08

The gunpowder mills at Torsebro, Sweden: Linked to Paula’s Traces of the past here

Traces of the Past Y3 – 08

The gunpowder mills at Torsebro, Sweden: Linked to Paula’s Traces of the past here

Declining Structures…

Paula has asked us to show monochrome structures, and Debs has asked us to show decline, so here are both challenges captured in a few images, and none of thse structures have survived beyond fragments:   Linked to Lost in

Declining Structures…

Paula has asked us to show monochrome structures, and Debs has asked us to show decline, so here are both challenges captured in a few images, and none of thse structures have survived beyond fragments:   Linked to Lost in

Postcards from my Past / 8 North Wales slate mining

My postcards are taking no sensible order – my original intention was to have them in chronological order, but I keep discovering things that I forgot to slot in in the appropriate place! So the last postcard was from Rheims

Postcards from my Past / 8 North Wales slate mining

My postcards are taking no sensible order – my original intention was to have them in chronological order, but I keep discovering things that I forgot to slot in in the appropriate place! So the last postcard was from Rheims

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

One / 86

Early morning shift at the Miraflores lock on the Panama Canal: The railway tracks used by the mules are top left.

One / 86

Early morning shift at the Miraflores lock on the Panama Canal: The railway tracks used by the mules are top left.

Pleasure of Ruins / 3 Cornwall’s tin mines

After posting Postcards from my Past 3 about Cornwall’s old mines, I wanted to convert some of the old mine images into monochrome. I decided they looked pretty good, so here they are ….. After the Welsh mines, the Cornish

Pleasure of Ruins / 3 Cornwall’s tin mines

After posting Postcards from my Past 3 about Cornwall’s old mines, I wanted to convert some of the old mine images into monochrome. I decided they looked pretty good, so here they are ….. After the Welsh mines, the Cornish

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I