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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rust


Every time I see old machinery like this, I wonder how many people have been injured in trying to do a quick repair, etc.

22 comments:

harry said...

While I wonder at that (injuries) I also marvel at the complexity of these things - gears and belts and chains, levers and pedals. Who could think of these things? And make them work!

Ginny Hartzler said...

This does seem to have the potential to do some harm!

CheerfulMonk said...

They weren't nearly as careful about safety in those days.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Lovely rusty rustiness...it's hard to believe how poor health and safety compliance was just a few decades ago.

Hootin' Anni said...

I see piles of rusted machinery & my first thought is "There has to be a rat in there, somewhere!"

Yamini MacLean said...

hari om
LOL - similar thoughts went through my head at first glance - it certainly looks torturous! YAM xx

Ann said...

I don't know what it is but it does look like it could be a bit dangerous.

A Left-Eyed View said...

It definitely looks quite treacherous for someone to put their hands in!

Sandra said...

We both think rust is beautiful and we both love rest but I think that this one really looks dangerous you're right about that

Kathie said...

That looks like one dangerous machine! What is it?

Ruthie said...

It does look very complicated for sure

ushasurya said...

May be they took lot of precautions and never really did get hurt!!!
Ah!! I am being positive and optimistic!!
Devi :)))

Martha said...

That's a scary thought! I love old rusty things :)

Ruth Hiebert said...

That is certainly something to think about. It seems that in years gone by people were not always very cautious.

Steve in Japan said...

A neat shot of this old rusty machinery. As a kid, I remember farmers getting arms and legs caught in tractor mounted corn pickers when they tried to quickly clear jams.

....peter:) said...

rust has the best textures to photograph Rose... and you have showed us some great shots this week... this is quite the machine that you found....peter:)

Michael Rawluk said...

One could easily lose some body parts in there.

Kodak said...

Interesting shot. The thought 'rust and dust' popped in to my mind.

ElaineH said...

There definitely looks like a lot of places where you could get hands or fingers caught and injured or even worse. A great image.

happyone said...

Great old rust picture. Wonder what it was used for.

Laura. M said...

Sin duda habrán sido muchas. Con el óxido hay que tener cuidado.
Buena noche Rose. Cuídate.
Un abrazo.

Lowcarb team member said...

Sure makes for a great photograph.

All the best Jan

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