Whaling Station Ruins

Uploaded: April 23, 2008 03:58:52


A small part of the complex machinery needed to process whale oil rusts in the harbor at the whaling station in Grytviken on South Georgia Island. The station was built in 1904 by Norwegian-born British citizen, Captain Carl Larsen with Argentinian financing. It reached its peak in the 1920s and finally closed in 1966. The site is being restored as a historic reminder of whaling days. Our cruise ship lies in the background.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 0.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 23, 2008

Great find and presentation, Wally.

Dominick #906752

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe April 23, 2008

Wonderful!!! #5828679

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 23, 2008

WOW! Didn't know that was there...excellent shot! #5828851

Deb Koskovich April 23, 2008

Incredible clarity! #5828906

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 23, 2008

Very nicely composed and captured Wally!! Jeff #5828927

Joy Rector April 23, 2008

love the detail #5829188

Anne M. Young level-addict April 23, 2008

Super shot - love the detail... #5829593

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 24, 2008

Wow! Beautiful colors, comp and clarity Wally!

jo ann c. #5836195

Elida Gutierrez May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942295

Dr Silly level-classic May 19, 2008

Congrats Wally on your finalist. :O)

Kara L. Hendricks May 19, 2008

This is a really neat shot Wally... I love it!!

Congrats!! #5944151

Tiia Vissak May 19, 2008

Congratulations again! #5945250

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 19, 2008

Congratultions, Wally! #5945753

Bob Cournoyer level-classic May 19, 2008

Way to go Wally on the win.. :-)

Bob #5946071

Colleen Farrell May 19, 2008

Wow, I came to congratulate you on your finalist, and by the time I opened the photo, it was a winner! Fantastic work, Wally--amazing how you made a big old piece of machinery look so beautiful. And with the cruise ship in the corner, adding a neat contrast and balance--love it! Oh yeah, and congratulations ... on your WIN! :) #5946102

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 19, 2008

Congrats on your winner Wally! #5946215

Eugenio Diaz May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
Well done!!! #5946515

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your win!! So unique Wally! #5948038

Les Rhoades level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your BIG win! #5948239

Cesar J. La Rosa May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your well-deserved Win, Wally!!!
Cesar #5948393

Nadya Johnson May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your winner, Wally! #5948430

Sylvia Rossler May 19, 2008

Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Wally :O) #5948611

Corinne M. Thompson May 19, 2008

Wonderful capture, congrats on your win! #5948658

Tarun Bose May 20, 2008

Big congrats Wally for your second place winner. #5949779

Elida Gutierrez May 20, 2008

The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The April Winners" #5951175

Murry Grigsby May 20, 2008

Way to cruise into the winners circle Wally! Congrats on your terrific image and win!! #5951222

Susan Fox May 20, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful win Wally! #5954089

Evy Johansen level-classic May 20, 2008

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Wally!! #5955268

Katarina Mansson May 21, 2008

Interesting, beautiful and well made. Congrats Wally!!! #5955709

Colette M. Metcalf May 21, 2008

Congratulations, Wally!!!! #5955979

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 22, 2008

Congratulations Wally on your Fabulous Win.

Dominick #5960789

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 22, 2008

A Beauty!!!! Congrats! #5963072

Datha Y. Thompson May 23, 2008

Congratulations Wally!! WTG :0) #5969251

ronda chatelle level-classic May 29, 2008

Magnificent image Wally! Congratulations on your winning recognition!!! #5995606

Susan M. Smith level-classic June 17, 2008

I love reading the history behind T&P shots like these Wally! Thanks so much for sharing that part of the world and congratulations on your win for this wonderful capture! #6070577

Renee Doyle level-classic June 20, 2008

Belated but big congratulations on this wonderful work Wally!! #6083195

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