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Abandoned mill wall in St. Peter +  


Taken in Dec 2008 - Nikon D700 and Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens

Description

Another of the numerous mill walls in Barbados, dating from the time when wind power was used to process sugar cane.


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Harrison Point Lighthouse, St. Lucy - Fresnel Lens +  


Taken Jan 21, 2011 with a Nikon D700 and Nikon 24-70 f/2.8 lens

Description

The remaining bits of the Fresnel Lens that used to focus the beam of the lighthouse lamp - the lamp would have been totall enclosed within four of these lenses, and would have rotated to produce the "sweeping" effect of the lighthouse.

The other half of the lens enclosure is in pieces on the ground at the base of the lighthouse.


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Harrison Point Lighthouse, St. Lucy +  


Taken Jan 21, 2011 with a Nikon D700 and Nikon 24-70 f/2.8 lens

Description

Panoramic view from the Cement Plant in Hangman's Bay to Norse's Bay in St. Lucy.  The foundation stone was laid in June 1925 and the light was officially lit in April 1926.

Also visible is the US Navy listening post / prison.

Both now sit abandoned, rusting and vandalized, like so many of our historic buildings.


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Garrison Savannah from the air +  


Taken Nov 2007 with a Nikon D80 and Nikon 18-70 f/3.5 lens

Description

The home of horse racing (and the original home of polo) in Barbados. In the bottom left of the photo can be seen historic buildings such as the old regimental barracks which are now the home of the Barbados Defence Force, and the old Officers Club with clock tower which now houses the Savannah Club and the offices of the Barbados Legion.

At bottom center you can see the old fort walls, beneath which was the powder magazine, as well as the old road that used to be public access to the Drill Hall beach.


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Old Factory Building in St. James +  


Taken in Dec 2008 with a Nikon D300 and 80-200 f/2.8 lens

Description

An unused factory building at Lancaster, St. James


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Old Mill Wall in St. Peter +  


Canon Powershot G3 - March 2005

Description

Barbados is covered with these old abandoned "mill walls", used to crush sugar cane, powered by the wind. Some (sitting in occupied plantation yards) have been turned into apartments or storage, but most are abandoned and will eventually all disappear.


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