new lightpoles . . .

Posted by DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 6 October 2011 in Documentary & Street.

Seen Around Town : Danville

Throughout our town, crews are exchanging the old wooden street lights for new metal fixtures. Here, the old wooden poles are loaded on the truck and the men begin to raise the new metal one into place.

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Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Fab! Love the whole way this is presented.

6 Oct 2011 6:04am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Nice to put in light the lights ! Phil

6 Oct 2011 6:04am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great composition, I hope they look good

6 Oct 2011 6:07am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

"Pole improvement programme"-do they do one for the Ukrainians and Romanians as well? It would only be fair!

6 Oct 2011 6:29am

@CElliottUK: Love your baaaad sense of humor !! ;-)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Those old fixtures sure look to have been around for a while . . perhaps collectors' items, now . . salvage one for your front yard !

6 Oct 2011 7:24am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Well A hard job!! Nice angle!

6 Oct 2011 7:25am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Cannot imagine what wooden poles are like for street lighting, you'd better get used to this activity, South Shields has just had its street lighting renewed, it took four years!

6 Oct 2011 8:06am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

sehr gutes Licht und gute Schärfe.

6 Oct 2011 8:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Great documentary shot

6 Oct 2011 8:51am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

and let there be light... again

6 Oct 2011 9:38am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Everything here is concrete. Hit a wooden pole head on and I have, it breaks. Hit a concrete pole and it beaks you.

6 Oct 2011 12:22pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Always sad to see the old wooden poles replaced by metal ones. There is a warmth that goes with them! Nicely captured Dulcie! ;-)

6 Oct 2011 12:51pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine detail

6 Oct 2011 11:28pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Those are certainly old light poles. Nice shot!

7 Oct 2011 12:17am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Aren't you gett'in fancy...they replaced our 50 year old poles with new 50 year old poles ; ]

7 Oct 2011 1:26am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

...le bois, le métal, de toute façon, tout coute cher à la planète....

7 Oct 2011 11:47am

Irene from San Francisco, United States

It's sad to see the old wooden poles go! Great shot !

7 Oct 2011 5:40pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Those poles look well used. Neat shot.

7 Oct 2011 9:52pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

I'm working my way backwards through your photos. Nice series. This is the perfect one to introduce the rest.

10 Oct 2011 11:42am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

great series! enjoyed every single one! :)

16 Oct 2011 2:57am

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ISO 400
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