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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 8th July, 2017)

Wigan Pier

Wigan Pier

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
Views: 3,212

Comment by: Howard P on 8th July 2017 at 05:39

I suspect Mick's bike.
Funny init, Wigan pier was all refurbished in the 1980s and now run down again, I suspect.

Comment by: Veronica on 8th July 2017 at 08:43

Looks a bit sinister to me this picture!

Comment by: ivor biggun on 8th July 2017 at 09:35

Nice to finally put a face to the man on the bike

Comment by: PeterP on 8th July 2017 at 09:36

What is that pile of scrap metal?Also the trip hazard at the side of the rails.

Comment by: Wiggy on 8th July 2017 at 10:34

Is that a selfie Mick?

Comment by: Mick on 8th July 2017 at 12:14

I always wonder if they modeled the mill worker statue on one of the local Wallgate women.

Comment by: Susan on 8th July 2017 at 15:09

Mick,she looks more like a Chinese woman to me.lol

Comment by: Maureen on 8th July 2017 at 15:36

Typical of a nasty Mick comment.

Comment by: Veronica on 8th July 2017 at 15:49

I don't know who the statue was modelled on but it certainly doesn't look like a woman- least of all a woman from Wallgate! It does not compare to any of the Mill girls in the photographs on Album, in fact it is an insult to suggest its a woman at all.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 8th July 2017 at 17:49

Would have been better if you'd got the whole of the pier in. Or called it "Half of Wigan Pier"

Comment by: Mick on 8th July 2017 at 20:22

Reason I did it that way Dave is because there was a horse pulling a old fashioned barge just out of view on the left waiting for me to take the snap, so I rushed it a bit.

Comment by: Garry on 9th July 2017 at 07:32

You should have taken the barge too, this would have brought the Pier to life.

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