South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Industrial coastline

leave a comment »

Hendon Port, Sunderland

The port, Sunderland

I cannot always promise good views from the North of England, we still have some industrial landscapes left up here despite going through one or two recessions over the years. Just a few miles down the coast from South Shields the city of Sunderland is attempting to regenerate and transform itself and break away from it’s industrial past which consisted of coal mining, ship building, glass making, and chemical works. However it still has a port and there are many petrochemical installations associated with it.

This is the view from the railway line that crosses Hendon Beach, see if you can spot the lighthouse.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 350mm lens, /180 second, f8, iso 200


add to :: Add to Blinkslist :: add to furl :: Digg it :: add to ma.gnolia :: Stumble It! :: add to simpy :: seed the vine :: :: :: TailRank :: post to facebook


Written by curly

February 8, 2009 at 12:01 am

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: