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Pylons of Messina


Posted by giocandi on Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:57 am

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Waiting for Sunset, Pylon of Messina.

[font=sans-serif]The Pylons of Messina are two free-standing steel towers, the Sicilian one in Torre Faro and the Calabrian one in Villa San Giovanni. [/font]

[font=sans-serif]They were used from 1955 to 1994 to carry a 220 kilovolt (150 kilovolt until 1971) power line across the Strait of Messina.[/font]

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by E.J. Peiker on Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:28 am
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I really like this shot a lot - great color and mood.
This was posted in the wrong forum. Manmade objects go in the Travel and Culture forum.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:09 pm
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Welcome to NSN! This is excellent! Well composed, with very interesting features and. The mist is wonderful as are the shining lights. The tower really makes a statement-thanks for the explanation. I like the overall colors too, for a very pretty mood.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:00 pm
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Welcome! A very striking image, well composed, with a great mood in the fading light. Very nicely done, Giuseppe.

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by Jens Peermann on Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:32 am
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Nice arrangement of lights and colors.
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