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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 3rd December, 2018)

Whelley Loop Line


Whelley Loop Line
Haigh Plantations.

Photo: David  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
Views: 2,064

Comment by: Ken R on 3rd December 2018 at 01:05

David this is a nice seasonal photograph.
I have never walked the "Loop" and I guess it is now too late, so keep the pics coming.

Comment by: Mick on 3rd December 2018 at 06:50

The bridge looks better from this angle because you cant see the crash barriers that they put up for them car rallying fiolk

Comment by: Philip G. on 3rd December 2018 at 07:30

A nice Photo' David.
And surely Jarvo will like it as well . . . Old Gold and railways, with a dash of black.

Comment by: Gary on 3rd December 2018 at 08:48

Good example of nature "taking back."
There are numerous examples all over the country of abandoned railway lines turning into nature reserves within ten years with little or no help.
One near here is the old White Bear line which ran from Adlington Junction to join the main LMS line at Standish.
Encouraging photo, David.

Comment by: Maureen on 3rd December 2018 at 09:09

That is an absolutely beautiful shot..it would look lovely on anyone's wall.

Comment by: DTease on 3rd December 2018 at 09:56

If they could open the track from Hall Lane to Red Rock you would have a great walk all the way from Ince to Adlington.

Comment by: Roy on 3rd December 2018 at 10:15

Nice one David. Reminds me of Mama's and the Papa's 'California Dreamin'. All the leaves are brown, and........

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 3rd December 2018 at 10:24

lovely shot- unfortunately you cannot walk beyond that bridge because of the standing water/mud - a couple of attempts were made to make the old line a continuous path through to the 'Twenty Bridges' but alas...

Comment by: Veronica on 3rd December 2018 at 13:05

Very Monetesque!

Comment by: Kenee on 3rd December 2018 at 16:51

Is that a word Veronica?
All it needs is a bend in the bridge and some waterlillies.
Oh and some water.

Comment by: Veronica on 3rd December 2018 at 19:30

Very Monet... esque! Made up Keneee!

Comment by: Ken R on 3rd December 2018 at 20:47

Ask Monet, Kenee.

Comment by: Philip G. on 4th December 2018 at 07:06

Nice word that Monetesque, Veronica; and very Veronesque.

Comment by: Kenee on 4th December 2018 at 17:31

I've sent him an email, Ken R,
but he hasn't replied yet!

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