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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 9th March, 2016)

Cold Day Sunset


Cold Day Sunset
The centre of Wigan looking down Standishgate.

Photo: Steve Carter  (Panasonic DMC-SZ3)
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Comment by: Garry on 9th March 2016 at 00:02

Do we ever see the Union Jack flying on the Church pole.

Comment by: Robin Leigh on 9th March 2016 at 00:52

Flags go down with the sun.

Comment by: Johnny on 9th March 2016 at 02:18

Garry
Only on Dave Whelan's birthday!!

Comment by: Vb on 9th March 2016 at 08:57

I like the silhouette against the sky.

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th March 2016 at 10:41

I love this. Strangely, for a reason I can't explain even to myself, I feel as if I could walk down into the town in that photo and it would be as it was in the sixties, with all the shops and landmarks we knew still there. Maybe it's just the combination of fading light and shadows, (or maybe it's just ME that's odd!), but that's how it makes me feel. I love it.

Comment by: Mick on 9th March 2016 at 11:26

I like the Belisha Beacon, If it was the one on the corner of Mesnes Street, it would be the very first Belisha Beacon to be used in the world.

The first Belisha Beacon was erected in Wigan on the corner of Mesnes Street, and became operational on 4 July 1935.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belisha_beacon

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 9th March 2016 at 20:56

Lovely shot Steve...a nice pastel palet...cheers!!

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