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Heavy Metal 2 ~ Ironbridge Again by artwhiz47

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Spanning the Severn in Ironbridge, Shropshire, this marvelous work of art can be traversed by foot these days. More on this engineering feat can be seen here .
Another view of the Ironbridge can be seen here .

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england, shropshire, ironbridge, severn river

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 4 years ago

    It is a beautiful bridge …

  • Thanks, Tom. And such a nice town; an engineering marvel in a gem of a setting!

    – artwhiz47

  • joak
    joakabout 4 years ago

    amazinin bit o work is it no ..an the bridge is no bad anaw!

  • Heh, heh. Appreciate that, Joak, my man! Wish I could say I built it with my Meccano set (see below)…. Thanks.

    – artwhiz47

  • Gene Walls
    Gene Wallsabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful bridge, Sheila! Incredible ironwork! Great capture of the intricate architectural detail!

  • Thanks, Gene. The original color shot of this view looks nice, I think, but the conversion brought out the brightness of the foremost ironwork. It is actually painted a brighter gray than the other parts, so you get this effect, in varying degrees, depending on the amount of light & the time of day.

    – artwhiz47

  • oulgundog
    oulgundogabout 4 years ago

    Thats a good shot of an icon of victorian engineering!

  • Thank you, Dog – icon indeed. I first got interested in Ironbridge (the town & the metalwork) when I bought a Merrythought bear here in Buffalo years ago. Part of the proceeds from the sale was going across the pond to Salop to help in the upkeep/restoration of the bridge. A little research told me that the town was a destination.

    – artwhiz47

  • Brock Hunter
    Brock Hunterabout 4 years ago

    I love this. It looks like it was made with a mechano set.

  • I saw your comment last night just before I turned in… I thought, he’s So Right! Now I see Tower Bridge meccanized. GREAT STUFF, Brock!! I love it. Cheers!! And thanks.

    – artwhiz47

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful bridge, great shot Sheila!!

  • Thanks, Marvin. Good to see you back at the keyboard!!

    – artwhiz47

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 4 years ago

    Beauty, Sheila! What a grand bridge!

  • Yo, Mike. It is a doozey, Meccano or no. Thanks for that.

    – artwhiz47

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...about 4 years ago

    very nice b/w Sheila

  • Thanks, Dave. I did like the other view in color better, but this seemed made for mono!

    – artwhiz47

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsabout 4 years ago

    excellent sheila

  • Thanks, friends.

    – artwhiz47

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 4 years ago

    Indeed a beautiful bridge, Very nice image Sheila!

  • Thank you, Ellen!

    – artwhiz47

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