Towanroath Pumping Engine House Wheal Coates Cornwall

Richard Brookes

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Towanroath Pumping Engine House Wheal Coates Cornwall Photograph

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Naples, FL - United States

Congratulations, your work is Featured in "Photographic Camera Art" I invite you to place it in the group's "2020 Featured Image Archive" Discussion!! L/Tweet!

Chislehurst - United Kingdom

Stunning picture, Richard, and a very interesting comment. l/f

Richard Brookes replied:

Thank you Catherine, so pleased you like it!

Western, IL - United States

Congratulations! Your fantastic photographic art has been chosen as a Camera Art Group feature! You are invited to archive your work in the Features Archive discussion as well as any other discussion in which it would fit.

Richard Brookes replied:

Many thanks Pamela, appreciate your support!

Las Vegas, NV - United States

Congratulations - Your beautiful picture has been featured in the "Travel Art" group! For further promotion, you can post it to the specific Travel Destinations galleries, our Facebook group and our Pinterest board - all the links are provided on our group's homepage: https://fineartamerica.com/groups/1-travel-art.html * You are also invited to post it to our group's blog: travelartpix.com for worldwide exposure!

Richard Brookes replied:

Many thanks Tatiana, much appreciated!

Titusville, FL - United States

Congratulations on your feature in the Fine Art America Group "Images That Excite You!"

Richard Brookes replied:

Thank you John, that's great!

Danville, KY - United States

Richard, I love not only the beauty of your captures but your consistent dedication to telling the stories of forgotten moments, of Historical Importance, of Beauty. Thank you for the glimpse!

Richard Brookes replied:

Many thanks Laurel that's really appreciated. I think a few years back I realised that I didn't really understand what I was looking at. I've since found that if you research these historical sites before you visit you don't miss so many things and have some idea what to look for. It also brings them to life a little I think. Also, hopefully pays tribute to all those, including young children, who worked and sometimes died, in what we now would consider difficult, if not appalling conditions. Hopefully some of the images of less well visited and less accessible locations will provide a contemporary photographic record of such monuments especially of those in imminent danger of collapse.

Pahrump, NV - United States

Fascinating story behind this interesting looking structure. In addition to that, I must mention the stunning and endless vistas -- it looks as if you can see forever! I love everything about this from the beautiful rocks in the foreground to the color of the sky. Well done, Richard! L/F

Richard Brookes replied:

Thank you for your kind comments Jane. I'm so pleased you like it. I love these places. They are always fascinating and poignant. Often they are in quite remote and geologically interesting (& steep!) locations. Sadly, many have been neglected and lost to the rigours of vegetation and the elements since their heyday.

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