2010

NZ2564 : Railway Viaduct by City Road

taken 14 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

Railway Viaduct by City Road
Railway Viaduct by City Road
There is a small 'Space Invader' visible in this photo LinkExternal link
'Space Invader' :: NZ2463

Graffiti or art?
These mosaic pieces by the French street artist 'Invader' have brightened up the darker places of many cities around the world for several years LinkExternal link The 'Alien Invasion' of Newcastle took place in 2006 LinkExternal link The captions to the site photographs clearly indicate that the Newcastle Police did not hold strongly with the art viewpoint, but many pieces are still in place some four years later. Most people now probably fail to see them at all, or think, like I did when first seen, that they were some kind of survey marker or 2D code. The penny dropped for me after seeing a post on the Newcastle Metro Area forum of SkyscraperCity LinkExternal link
However, there is local evidence for close encounters NZ2464 : The aliens have landed
'Watch this space for invaders' LinkExternal link
Invader in Wikipedia LinkExternal link


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NZ2564, 998 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 March, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2525 6415 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2800N 1:36.4259W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2523 6417
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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