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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 14th October, 2023)


Machinery inactive on a Sunday. Taken from Marsden Street looking towards the Queens Hall, Market Street.

Photo: Brian  (iPhone)
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Comment by: PeterP on 14th October 2023 at 06:47

With the size of machinery used know wonder Marsden Street collapsed

Comment by: Tom on 14th October 2023 at 10:08

In the building trade, this stance is known as the anti theft position.

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 14th October 2023 at 10:50

If that machine could be personified, with its head on the floor and its air of having given up hope, it's almost a symbol of despair. It looks as if it's in disbelief at what is happening, a bit like the rest of us.

Comment by: DTease on 14th October 2023 at 11:37

Now I lay me down to sleep….

Comment by: Maureen on 14th October 2023 at 12:01

Poor old Wigan, it says it all in that one photo.

Comment by: Veronica on 14th October 2023 at 12:34

It does look rather desolate but not chaotic …as if the workmen have left - but they know what they’re about even if we don’t! In other words they’ve left it ‘tidy’ …

Comment by: e on 14th October 2023 at 18:42

What would Clegg say I wonder ?
Have the Martians arrived ?

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