Compressor Wheel

Continuing my Quincy Smelter series: this is a detail of a wheel on a machine which was part of a steam engine. Notice the details on the spokes of the wheel -- totally unnecessary, but very striking.


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  • Marty Hogan PRO 6y

    beautifully done!!
  • YIP2 PRO 6y

    Great B&W. The details on the spokes have so to much to say..
  • Christopher Allen 6y

    I've always loved wheels on vintage machinery. Flywheels, valve wheels, drive wheels. The details like decoratively twisted or curved spokes, or the sort of decoration you have in this picture, are very appealing to me. They're one of the most visible reminders of what machinery and equipment looked like before everything was mass-produced and utilitarian.
  • G1 Photo 6y

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful picture.


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  • Deannec23 6y

    Nice shot.
  • James Marvin Phelps PRO 6y

    Love the tone and detail of this stunning capture!
  • uzair malik 6y

    nice perspective!
  • Seattleborn - I'mmmm Back 6y

    Very nice bW (of pride in their work?)
  • Lawrence Andrade 4y

    they use to make things with pride, and adorn them. now they just throw them away.
  • RPM-Photo PRO 4y

    Beautiful B&W. Nice lighting.
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Taken on October 3, 2009
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