Monday, 21 April 2014

Old enamel mugs

Enamel mugs on solid wooden shelf, natural light.


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Keywords used: Enamel, metal, mug, white, painted, white, handle, row, jumbled, vintage, old, drink, cup, shelf, wooden, dark.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_42

Copper – vintage water heater, derelict.

Brick lined heater or boiler, used a fire to heat water. Used in Victorian and early 1900s. Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Copper, boiler, heater, fire, water, hot, vintage, derelict, brick, metal, sink, Victorian, 1900s, domestic, household, heat, Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_41

Copper – vintage water heater, derelict.

Brick lined heater or boiler, used a fire to heat water. Used in Victorian and early 1900s. Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Copper, boiler, heater, fire, water, hot, vintage, derelict, brick, metal, sink, Victorian, 1900s, domestic, household, heat, Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_40

Snowdrops, Galanthus

White UK Snowdrops, Galanthus, green stalks white flowers, drops of water after recent rain.


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Keywords used: Snowdrop, Galanthus, white, green, January, flower, stalk, water, dew, dewdrop, floral, winter, blossom, nature, wild, plant, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_39

Snowdrops, Galanthus

White UK Snowdrops, Galanthus, green stalks white flowers, drops of water after recent rain.


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Keywords used: Snowdrop, Galanthus, white, green, January, flower, stalk, water, dew, dewdrop, floral, winter, blossom, nature, wild, plant, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_38

K1 telephone box, UK

Earliest model of standard UK telephone kiosk, the K1. This is a replica after the original was accidentally destroyed during the filming of the 1986 film Comrades. Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: K1, telephone, kiosk, booth, box, British, UK, red, cream, phone, public, old, vintage, replica, obsolete, replaced, telecommunication, nobody, Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_37

K1 telephone box, UK

Earliest model of standard UK telephone kiosk, the K1. This is a replica after the original was accidentally destroyed during the filming of the 1986 film Comrades. Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: K1, telephone, kiosk, booth, box, British, UK, red, cream, phone, public, old, vintage, replica, obsolete, replaced, telecommunication, nobody, Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_36

K1 telephone box, UK

Earliest model of standard UK telephone kiosk, the K1. This is a replica after the original was accidentally destroyed during the filming of the 1986 film Comrades. Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: K1, telephone, kiosk, booth, box, British, UK, red, cream, phone, public, old, vintage, replica, obsolete, replaced, telecommunication, nobody, Tyneham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_35

Exploded artillery shell

Rusted exploded UK artillery shell, fired from tank.



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Keywords used: Shell, missile, artillery, ordinance, exploded, used, rusty, remains, blown, fired, tank, army, warfare, nobody, rust, rusted, bent, twisted.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_34

Two exploded artillery shells

Rusted exploded UK artillery shells, fired from tank.


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Keywords used:   Shell, missile, artillery, ordinance, exploded, used, rusty, remains, blown, fired, tank, army, warfare, nobody, rust, rusted, bent, twisted.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_33

Exploded artillery shell

Rusted exploded UK artillery shell, fired from tank.


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Keywords used: used, rusty, remains, blown, fired, tank, army, warfare, nobody, rust, rusted, bent, twisted.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_32

Snowdrops, Galanthus

White UK Snowdrops, Galanthus, green stalks white flowers, drops of water after recent rain.


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Keywords used: Snowdrop, Galanthus, white, green, January, flower, stalk, water, dew, dewdrop, floral, winter, blossom, nature, wild, plant, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_31

UK English Staddle Stones supporting wooden barn.

Mushroom shapes staddle stones, supporting barn. These elevate the barn to protect grain from vermin such as rats.


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Keywords used: Staddle, stone, mushroom, shape, support, elevate, rock, protect, barn, grain, store, vermin, rat, harvest, foundation, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_30

Sign Military Firing Range No Entry

Red UK Army warning sing, Military Firing Range No Entry, Unless Cleared Through Range Control.


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Keywords used:  Sign, warning, military, army, no entry, keep out, firing range, minefield, artillery, silhouette, danger, red, white, notice, nobody, control.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_29

Sign Military Firing Range Keep Out

Red UK Army warning sing, crossed through man, Military Firing Range Keep Out.



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Keywords used: Sign, warning, military, army, no entry, keep out, firing range, minefield, artillery, silhouette, danger, red, white, notice, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_28

Allan Williams Turret, WWII anti invasion defense structure.

Rare anti invasion and aircraft iron structure, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Allan, Williams, turret, dome, iron, anti invasion, world war two, WWii, ww2, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom, fort, gun, fire, Defence, defense, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_27

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion coastal defences

Concrete anti tank blocks, placed to hinder invasion, Pondfield Cove, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Defence, defense, wwii, sea, cubes, beach, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, Purbeck, british isles, navy, world war, war, anti-invasion, army, invasion, military, coastal crust, german, England, English, shale, dragon’s teeth, Pondfield, cove, Worbarrow Bay, dorset, stormy, united kingdom, trash, rubbish, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_26

Pondfield Cove

Small bay of  Pondfield Cove, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom, part of the Jurassic Coast.


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Keywords used: Pondfield cove, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom, UK, nobody, Jurassic, Coast, cliff, pebble, geology, stone, sea, English channel.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_25

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion coastal defences.

Concrete anti tank blocks, placed to hinder invasion, Pondfield Cove, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Defence, defense, wwii, sea, cubes, beach, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, Purbeck, british isles, navy, world war, war, anti-invasion, army, invasion, military, coastal crust, german, England, English, shale, dragon’s teeth, Pondfield, cove, Worbarrow Bay, dorset, stormy, united kingdom, trash, rubbish, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_24

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion coastal defences.

Concrete anti tank blocks, placed to hinder invasion, Pondfield Cove, Worbarrow bay , Dorset, England, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Defence, defense, wwii, sea, cubes, beach, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, Purbeck, british isles, navy, world war, war, anti-invasion, army, invasion, military, coastal crust, german, England, English, shale, dragon’s teeth, Pondfield, cove, Worbarrow Bay, dorset, stormy, united kingdom, trash, rubbish, nobody

FatManPhoto_ID: 2014_3_23

Friday, 11 April 2014

Menai Straits and Caernarfon at Sunset

Looking East across the Menai Straits to Snowdonia and Caernarfon with its castle, from Anglesey, North Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Menai, straits, sunset, Anglesey, Snowdonia, Caernarfon, castle, North Wales, United Kingdom, water, sea, channel, salt, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_22

Menai Straits at Sunset

Looking East across the Menai Straits to Snowdonia, from Anglesey, North Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Menai, straits, sunset, Anglesey, Snowdonia, North Wales, United Kingdom, water, sea, channel, salt, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2013_3_21

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll railway station sign.

Name of Railway Station Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoc, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, LlanfairPG, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoc, station, sign, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom. nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 3012_3_20

Planks of wood stacked on wagon.

Edge on planks of wood stacked high on narrow gauge railway carriages.


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Keywords used: Wood, trunk, plank, beam, ring, cut, weathered, stacked, wagon, truck, rail, narrow gauge, iron, brown, green, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_19

Vivian Slate Quarry, North Wales

Disused Vivian Slate Quarry, now used for scuba diving. Llanberis, Gwynnedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Vivian, slate, quarry, mine, lake, flood, flooded, water, lake, dive, diving, scuba, Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, UK, cymru, disused, derelict, pit, roofing, nobody, blue, green, nobody, cliff, high, impressive, industrial archaeology,

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_18

Sheave, horizontal recessed iron wheel to hold cable.

Stone lined pit with large iron wheel or sheave in it. Vivian Slate Quarry, Llanberis, Gwynnedd, Wales, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Sheave, wheel, iron, pulley, cord, rope, cable, chain, pit, recess, Stone, slate, Vivian, quarry, Llanberis, Gwynnedd, Wales, United Kingdom, UK, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_17

Sheave, horizontal recessed iron wheel to hold cable.

Stone lined pit with large iron wheel or sheave in it. Vivian Slate Quarry, Llanberis, Gwynnedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Sheave, wheel, iron, pulley, cord, rope, cable, chain, pit, recess, Stone, slate, Vivian, quarry, Llanberis, Gwynnedd, Wales, United Kingdom, UK, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_16

Gravity Incline

Restored gravity incline, with trucks mounted on rails. Originally for taking slate from quarry.


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Keywords used: Gravity, incline, rail, carriage, slate, counterbalance, truck, quarry, transport, wales

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_15

Gravity Incline

Restored gravity incline, with trucks mounted on rails. Originally for taking slate from quarry.



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Keywords used: Gravity, incline, rail, carriage, slate, counterbalance, truck, quarry, transport, wales

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_14

Gravity Incline

Restored gravity incline, with trucks mounted on rails. Originally for taking slate from quarry.


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Keywords used: Gravity, incline, rail, carriage, slate, counterbalance, truck, quarry, transport, wales

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_13

Slate slab stacked with chain

Stacks of slate slabs, with a chain hanging in front.


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Keywords used: Slate,slab, tile, stack, stacked, pile, piled, rock, rectangle, square, grey, gray, blue, roofing, roofed, roof, welsh, quarried, luxury, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_12

Slate tiles, stacked

Stacks of welsh roofing slates.


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Keywords used: Slate, tile, stack, stacked, pile, piled, rock, rectangle, square, grey, gray, blue, roofing, roofed, roof, welsh, quarried, luxury, nobody.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_11

Slate tiles, stacked

Stacks of welsh roofing slates.


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Keywords used: Slate, tile, stack, stacked, pile, piled, rock, rectangle, square, grey, gray, blue, roofing, roofed, roof, welsh, quarried, luxury, nobody

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_10

Tumbling Mountain Stream

Stream tumbling down from Lake Idwal,  Ogwen Cottage, the Nant Ffrancon Valley, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom


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Keywords used: Mountain stream, fresh, vibrant, green, mountain, hill, waterfall, afon, cloud, rock, pebble, Lake Idwal,  Ogwen Cottage, the Nant Ffrancon Valley, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_9

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Nant Ffrancon Pass, from Ogwen Cottage

Landscape looking west from Ogwen Cottage, the Nant Ffrancon Valley, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom


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Keywords used: Landscape, Nant ffrancon, Valley, Pass, Ogwen Cottage, river, stream, widing, glacial, Snowdonia, national park, autumn, welsh, grass, rock, mountain, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_8

Nant Ffrancon Pass, from Ogwen Cottage

Landscape looking west from Ogwen Cottage, the Nant Ffrancon Valley, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom


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Keywords used: Landscape, Nant ffrancon, Valley, Pass, Ogwen Cottage, river, stream, widing, glacial, Snowdonia, national park, autumn, welsh, grass, rock, mountain, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom

FatManPhoto_ID: 2014_3_7

Spigot Mortar or Blacker Bombard base, War Two invasion defence, North Wales.

Spigot Mortar Emplacement, World War Two defense, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Spigot Mortar, blacker bombard, base, emplacement, gun, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, nobody, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, home guard

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_6

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Spigot Mortar or Blacker Bombard base, War Two invasion defence, North Wales.

Spigot Mortar Emplacement, World War Two defense, Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Spigot Mortar, blacker bombard, base, emplacement, gun, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, nobody, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, home guard

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_5

Spigot Mortar or Blacker Bombard base, War Two invasion defence, North Wales.

Spigot Mortar Emplacement, World War Two defense, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Spigot Mortar, blacker bombard, base, emplacement, gun, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, nobody, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, home guard.

FatManPhoto ID: 2013_3_6

Spigot Mortar or Blacker Bombard base, War Two invasion defence, North Wales.

Spigot Mortar Emplacement, World War Two defense, Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Spigot Mortar, blacker bombard, base, emplacement, gun, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, nobody, Nant Ffrancon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, home guard.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_4

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion defences.

Three anti-tank cubes made from local stone Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Defense, wwii, sea, cube, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, dragon’s teeth, stone, stones, line, nobody, Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, home guard

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_3

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion defences.

Four anti-tank cubes made from local stone Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.



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Keywords used: Defense, wwii, sea, cube, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army,, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, dragon’s teeth, stone, stones, line, nobody, Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, gwynedd.

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_2

Anti Tank Cubes, Stone World War Two invasion defences.

Four anti-tank cubes made from local stone Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom.


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Keywords used: Defense, wwii, sea, cube, repel, concrete, anti tank, Germany, stones, pillbox, british isles, world war, anti-invasion, army, defence, invasion, military, german, England, English, dragon’s teeth, stone, stones, line, nobody, Nant Francon Pass, Ogwen Cottage, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, gwynedd

FatManPhoto ID: 2014_3_1