Building Bridges

The final 100 metre centrepiece of Sunderland’s new River Wear crossing was gradually lifted into place in Sunderland on Friday. The £117 million landmark development by FVB joint Venture is the first new bridge to be built over the River Wear in Sunderland in over four decades. The bridge, which will rise to 105 metres, willContinue reading “Building Bridges”

Duncombe Park Steam Rally

Held in the picturesque grounds of Duncombe Park near Helmsley in North Yorkshire the Duncombe Park Steam Rally attracts over 40 full sized steam engines along with miniature engines, commercial vehicles, tractors, vintage cars and motorcycles and a large array of trade stands and entertainment. Thousands of people are expected to attend the event thatContinue reading “Duncombe Park Steam Rally”

Trout

The Cypriot registered tanker ‘Trout‘ heads out of Teesmouth this morning heading to Antwerp…   You can see more of my photography on my website and blogs via the link HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth. No usage without permission.

Carreiros

The Monte Sledges on the archipelago of Madeira are traditionally made of wicker and whilst gravity provides the momentum they are assisted and controlled during their descent by two sledge drivers called “Carreiros”. Originally used by the people living in the village of Monte as a means of quick transportation into the capital Funchal, theContinue reading “Carreiros”