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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 20th August, 2022)

Cale Lane

Cale Lane
The Cale Lane bridge over the canal.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-WX500)
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Comment by: Maureen on 20th August 2022 at 07:15

What a lovely shot of a picturesque part of our world,it really couldn't be beaten could it.

Comment by: Veronica on 20th August 2022 at 08:02

Beautiful paintings on the wall - you would want to linger and stare. Plus it looks like an idyllic location.

Comment by: irene roberts on 20th August 2022 at 08:29

That's a lovely photo Dennis. I've walked past that building a few times, although many years go now, and I love the protruding window. However, I've only ever seen the paintings on the wall of the building in photographs.

Comment by: Cyril on 20th August 2022 at 10:57

A wonderful serene photo Dennis. The buildings is looking good too now it's finished, along with an excellent way of portraying local history by using an otherwise plain gable end wall as a mural.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 20th August 2022 at 11:19

Lovely photo,walk past here very regularly.

Comment by: Dennis Seddon on 20th August 2022 at 12:26

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take one of today’s cameras back in time and take photos from that window of the big working barges making their way up the locks. Wouldn’t that be something!

Comment by: Anne on 20th August 2022 at 12:35

Even with a cloudy sky it fits the scene well.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 20th August 2022 at 12:37

Yes, thats a good photo, nice rural scene. I remember a pic was taken of the house wall while it was being painted.

Comment by: Maureen on 20th August 2022 at 13:33

Yes Dennis,I agree..it would be lovely.

Comment by: Syd Smith on 20th August 2022 at 13:44

The front of the old Commercial pub has now been painted bright blue.
I was up in New Springs yesterday and was shocked at the amount of smelly skip lorries that rattle over that bridge every few minuets

Comment by: fred on 20th August 2022 at 15:31

A view from a different angle, and a great result.

Comment by: Dave on 20th August 2022 at 17:48

Yes Dennis , from a photographers point of view , but when you see the old pictures of the graft they did in the freezing cold , wind and rain , And , even in the sunshine , there was incredible togetherness , but serious serious graft ! In those days they worked the cut , and the sooner they could deliver , the quicker they could earn . I see only graft and people working to earn a crust . A modern camera would indeed improve the detail and show how hard these people worked , and may god bless them all ! They were part of our countries foundation , on which each of us are built . We owe these people , I personally see only their graft and hard work . Each to their view Dennis ..

Comment by: Edna on 20th August 2022 at 22:43

Been over that bridge lots of times, on our walks, lovely memories. Lovely photo, thank you Dennis.

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