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The Harrisburg Waterworks

Posted by
jeff (aka dogilicious) (Millerstown, PA, United States) on 29 April 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

This is part of the Harrisburg Waterworks which, at one time, pumped water out of the Susquehanna River for the city. Got a little gutsy on the walk and went through some open gates and onto the roof of the building to grab this shot. The roof was actually at ground level.

This column appears to have been marked with high water marks from the 19th century.

OLYMPUS E-500 1/2000 second F/5.6 ISO 100 45 mm

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Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld (Old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

Nice detail in the brickwork and a portion of history to go with it,great !!

29 Apr 2009 6:26am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Nicely shot!!!

29 Apr 2009 6:55am

k@ from Paris, France

Sharpness here is a de...light !

29 Apr 2009 10:38am

Angela from Halifax, United States

Great shot you trespasser you!

29 Apr 2009 10:40am

Craig@Random Ramblings from Herts, United Kingdom

Nicely done B&W, it was worth the effort!

29 Apr 2009 11:31am

"Marie" :-) from perth, Haiti

Wow, I love the railings here, and the brickwork with the markings on, historic...... great photo.

29 Apr 2009 11:34am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Wonderful composition and detail.

29 Apr 2009 2:02pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Fantastic bit of history, wow bravo for this amazing shot Dog ;)

29 Apr 2009 2:24pm

ZoomLNZ from Los Angeles Area, United States

I like the strength that B&W brings to this image. Good industrial texture too.

29 Apr 2009 3:22pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Really interesting. Cool find. It must be a fantastic place to explore.

29 Apr 2009 3:25pm

JamesC from portland, United States

Little adventure always brings reward, nice find.

29 Apr 2009 10:51pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Cool shot Jeff... lot's of details such as the flaking paint, and the ivy.

30 Apr 2009 1:40am

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Great shot and very interesting to see the high water marks with the dates! Great B&W!

30 Apr 2009 4:48am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful BW

30 Apr 2009 4:50am

Denise from Perry, United States

A nice piece of history, good for B&W.

30 Apr 2009 9:48am

grant from kansas city, United States

very very cool

2 May 2009 12:22am

1/2000 second
ISO 100
45 mm