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Falkirk Wheel 2

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 20 November 2014 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Showing the cog and wheel system which controls the floating docks as they move and pivot

NIKON COOLPIX P7000 1/631 second F/6.3 ISO 100 55 mm (35mm equiv.)

Devi from Chennai, India

excellent image with all the details...the reflection is perfect too:)))

20 Nov 2014 5:38am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec le reflet et en détail très bien vu de nous montrer de près quel engin superbe
Belle journée

20 Nov 2014 6:07am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

If only Heath Robinson could see this . .

20 Nov 2014 8:06am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating to see the technology at work in this closer view.

20 Nov 2014 8:57am

gerard1948 from Spain

Hello,
I continue in mode copy / paste, I am still not able to stay long periods in front of my PC. Another beautiful composition and a very impressive system, excellent capture.
Have a good day

20 Nov 2014 9:31am

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Lot of argy-bargy. Would make a good giant cucumber slicer.

20 Nov 2014 9:48am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Incredible construction and nicely captured Grouser

20 Nov 2014 10:06am

franz from Baden, Austria

a fantastic study of this technological highlight ... and a darn good photo, with the powerful luminosity set against those dark clouds !

20 Nov 2014 3:48pm

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

The cog and wheel assembly is very interesting. I like seeing the "working" parts of these picturesque hooks(?)

20 Nov 2014 3:54pm

@Slackwater Don: Inspirations for the design include a double-headed Celtic axe, the propeller of a ship and the ribcage of a whale according to Wikipedia

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! I love it the light! Best regards, Adela

20 Nov 2014 4:37pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WHOA. Seen up close it is amazing! the shapes and textures are wonderful

20 Nov 2014 6:15pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

WOW amazing - I had to look it up and read about the engineering. Great series.

20 Nov 2014 6:24pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great close-up shot showing how this operates!! I love the dramatic sky as a backdrop and the reflections below!!

20 Nov 2014 7:19pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

That is totally amazing. Not only is it a technical marvel, but it is also beautiful. A gorgeous image!

20 Nov 2014 8:24pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition and impressiv and stunning machine !

20 Nov 2014 8:27pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

I like this view - the scale is more evident here.

21 Nov 2014 2:53am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressant ce pont

21 Nov 2014 8:52am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition .

19 Apr 2019 10:26am

NIKON COOLPIX P7000
1/631 second
F/6.3
ISO 100
55 mm (35mm equiv.)

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