2012

SD3036 : Blackpool Tower from North Pier

taken 12 years ago, near to Blackpool, England

Blackpool Tower from North Pier
Blackpool Tower from North Pier
A union flag flutters in the breeze on the North Pier with a backdrop of Blackpool Tower, partly swathed in scaffolding, at one time the tallest building in Britain. The speakers along the length of the pier were pumping out 'If I had a hammer', a song originally written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays in 1949 but made famous by Peter Paul and Mary in 1962, adding a faintly surreal touch to the scene.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Sport, Leisure City, Town centre Place: Blackpool other tags: Tower Union Flag Pier Beach Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Blackpool North Pier [222] · Part of Blackpool [39] · Pier's Length [6] Other Photos: · North Pier, Blackpool Title Clusters: · Blackpool Tower from North Pier [2] ·
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Photographer
Stephen McKay   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 21 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 April, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 306 360 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:48.9540N 3:3.3248W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 303 363
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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