Category Archives: industrial

One Word Sunday: Chimney

Here’s a very solid chimney at the ruined lead mine of Frongoch near Pontrhydygroes, Ceredigion, mid-Wales as it was in the mid 1980s: Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here Advertisements

One Word Sunday: Chimney

Here’s a very solid chimney at the ruined lead mine of Frongoch near Pontrhydygroes, Ceredigion, mid-Wales as it was in the mid 1980s: Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here

One Word Sunday: Sugar

Well, Debbie showed us a photo of the Tate and Lyle factory on the banks of the Thames, so I’ve dug out a different shot I took of the place a few years ago …and for another sugar shot, here’s

One Word Sunday: Sugar

Well, Debbie showed us a photo of the Tate and Lyle factory on the banks of the Thames, so I’ve dug out a different shot I took of the place a few years ago …and for another sugar shot, here’s

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  

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

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

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