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The delightful colors of decay

Explore # 291 2009-09-04


I spotted this rusty, crusty and dusty abandoned industrial crane, now only attended by pigeons, on the bank of the Thames river in front of the Battersea Power Station, as I sailed slowly by on a ferryboat. Although it was somewhat hard to tell in its present state, the crane had originally sported a yellow coat of paint. Weathering and decay over many years had turned it into something looking like a multicolored work of natural art.

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Taken on June 9, 2009