Considered a modern wonder, the Falkirk Wheel, enables canal boats to be transported the 24 meters that separates the Forth & Clyde Canal from the Union Canal.
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Considérer comme un merveille moderne, le Falkirk Wheel assiste aux bateaux de canal à surmonter les 24 mètres entre le Forth & Clyde Canal et le Union Canal.
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Periko (2517) 2014-08-28 20:02
Brief but interesting note to describe this amazing structure. I really learned about the world through this photo.
shreya2000 (947) 2014-08-28 23:15
This is really a modern architecture wonder. I like the colours and the composition of this picture.
photoray (10965) 2014-08-29 6:45
Provocative combination of engineering necessity - canal transport and modernistic architecture - symbolic giant blades, plus mirrored within the water and subdued lighting.
ikeharel (54195) 2014-08-29 7:19
Good evening Edward,
Fabulous pic. showing the modern lift, that replaced old-tradition with the lockers.
Reflection and contrast plays well on the scene, inspite the grey sky aloft.
annjackman (18497) 2014-08-30 8:50
I think 'Tyro' posted a picture of this interesting wheel last year. It is a most interesting piece of engineering. Your photo is excellent quality with lovely reflections and nice 'punches' of colour that stand out against the grey.
Very well done.
Kind Regards, Ann
tyro (19288) 2014-08-30 11:00
I know this place very well and I think that this is a delightful photograph of this interesting piece of mechanical engineering.
The trouble is that from this viewpoint (and I think that this is the best viewpont from which to capture a well composed image like this one) - you are looking almost directly south so, unless the sky is very favourable, it usually ends up being fairly bland and overly bright.
Yes, the sky here is a little bright and featureless but that deficiency is well compensated by the crispness and sharpness of your picture which really shows the "wheel" to great effect and with perfect colours and contrasts. The reflections in the water are delightful too.
Selmik (3188) 2014-09-19 21:53
That is a really interesting design and implementation of this modern engineering. Talented people creation. Also, You picked the right moment to show nice reflections on the water.
claudeD (31261) 2014-10-06 23:00
very fine picture from Falkirk and its amazing wheel. Very good composition and wonderful reflections in the water.You did a perfect fotojob here.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg