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I took this picture (18.01.2021) this morning, +5°Celsius, a trip of 38 km.


Dampoort Bruges

CRANE on the edge of the water a *REPLICA*.

I received this text from a friendly couple Firmin and Hilda from Bruges. Firmin was a guide in Bruges at the time.

Here in short, the requested explanation about the crane.
Only in the 14th century did seagoing vessels reach Bruges, the first port was Annuntiatenstreet, then the crane came, first the crane was at the crane square. After that, a solid crane was built at the Poortershof for weighing the goods and paying the taxes, due to the disappearance of shipping to Bruges via Sluis and St Anna Ter Muiden and the Wars of Religion there was no more overseas trade in Bruges and is the tap completely out of date.
During the renovation of the lock complex on the Dampoort, shipping was again possible between the sea and Bruges. The building renovation department decided to design a new crane by the VTI Bruges (Technical school in Bruges) as a reminder of the historical past of Bruges according to old plans. from
Aesthetic Discussis to the yeast factory, where it still stands at Sasplein.

I hope you like it


Camera Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
File Size 31,0MB
Shooting Date/Time
18/01/2021 10:59:28
Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/60
Av(Aperture Value)
5.0
ISO Speed
100
Lens
EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal Length
24.0mm
Image Size 5760x3840
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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