A Cold and Frosty Morning. Isabella Looking SW

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Comments (4)

C.Vazquez on February 12, 2008

I have been looking closer... but where is Isabella???

skida on February 12, 2008

She saw me take my camera out and hid behind the tree!!!! ;)

skida on February 12, 2008

There used to be a coalmine here called the "Isabella Pit". This is the reclaimed land where the pit heap used to be and the area is now called "Isabella" (locally "the 'bella").

It used to be quite common for mine-owners to name the mines after their wives or daughters.

C.Vazquez on February 12, 2008

ahaaaaaaaa, I had the intuition that there was an interesting story behind this... ;) thanks for telling!!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 12, 2008
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    by skida
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio 50
    • Taken on 2008/02/12 09:11:23
    • Exposure: 0.007s
    • Focal Length: 10.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash