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 Photo-a-Day      (Saturday, 6th September, 2008) Views: 4,085 
Wigan Pier
 Wigan Pier   by Dave  (Nikon D3 - Nikon 14-24mm F2.8)
Another arty farty shot from the Pier area.

  Photo © Dave "Oy" Green  -  www.oyphotos.co.uk


Comment by Alan (in Canada) on 6th September 2008 at 00:29
Interesting composition. Everything pointing to the mill.


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 6th September 2008 at 07:22
One of the best I`ve seen, Dave. When was it taken? `The Way We Where`has, sadly, gone.


Comment by WOLVES 1 on 6th September 2008 at 14:02
Interesting Dave.
Can someone tell me when trading stopped from there ?


Comment by Dave on 6th September 2008 at 14:59
Thanks Ernest. It was taken on 7th April this year.


Comment by catherine on 6th September 2008 at 15:17
that is a superb photo i used to play all round there when i was a kid


Comment by Dave Marsh on 6th September 2008 at 15:44
Looks like an opening scene from a murder mystery film or even a Dracula film,fantastic atmosphere.


Comment by Banksy on 6th September 2008 at 16:14
Beltin!


Comment by Eric Turner on 6th September 2008 at 23:17
In 1945 I used to back my van of the main road into Wigan Pier (The Way we Were)and load Hovis flour in 168lb sacks to take to Glovers bakery in Hindley were I was working. The sacks had come by barge to Wigan and slid down a chute from upstairs.


Comment by Bill Benson on 9th September 2008 at 15:44
super picture, one of the best i have ever seen.


Comment by Carol Gr on 2nd November 2008 at 02:41
'Dark Satanic mill' excellent!


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