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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 8th July, 2020)

M6 at Windy Arbour

M6 at Windy Arbour
Slow shutter shot

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Fuji X100F)
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Comment by: Scholes Malc on 8th July 2020 at 07:44

Shortly to be turned into a 'Smart Motorway'

Comment by: Garry on 8th July 2020 at 08:22

Excellent how that's done Dave, this shot reminds me how we all live in society, everything is about speed, we want it done yesterday.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 8th July 2020 at 09:39

Malc - that's fine as long as we have 'Smart Drivers' :-)

Comment by: Garry on 8th July 2020 at 10:54

That Will never happen Dave.

Comment by: Beryl on 8th July 2020 at 11:51

Try saying 'slow shutter shot' when you have had a few !!

Comment by: Maureen on 8th July 2020 at 12:59

Beryl,that’s a belter.

Comment by: Pat McC on 8th July 2020 at 14:45

I thought the Government was going to 'do away' with Smart Motorways because of how dangerous they were and the many fatalities which resulted.

Lived on Pemberton Road in Winstanley for many years, so very familiar with this view.

Comment by: Philip Gormley. on 8th July 2020 at 16:30

The only time I've walked the five miles between Wigan and Billinge was the return journey from The Room At the Top to just the other side of The Stork Hotel - New Year's Day '65 I think it was. One of the lads was unaccounted for at the outset, but found later in an intoxicated state slumped over the railings of the 'Day's bridge. Near, and to the left of the 'Days bridge, is where trees once grew, rooting close to the tarmac verge - a tour-de-force for the man in a car on pea-souper nights ... oh, yes.

Comment by: Stan on 8th July 2020 at 16:54

Pat mcC you are right, there is talks to scrap the idea.

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