mrpb27's photos with the D40x

Kykkelsrud

Kykkelsrud
Kykkelsrud power plant is a hydroelectric power plant in Glomma in Askim municipality in Østfold county. The plant utilizes a fall of 26.5 meters in Kykkelsrudfossen.

The power plant was begun in 1900 and Hafslund acquired the plant in 1915. The facility…
Added on March 12, 2015

Mjuke bru

Mjuke bru
This stone arch bridge is located just south of Elvestad. The bridge is believed to be nearly 200 years old. Highway 120 on the road to Moss, originally crossed over the bridge until the road was diverted around 1935. Similar stone arch bridges were built…
Added on November 17, 2014

Nes kirke ruins

Nes kirke ruins
Nes church ruins strong stone walls were first erected in the 1100's in the form of a long church in the Romanesque style. Situated on the headland between the junction of the Glomma and Vorma rivers. In pre-Christian times, the site was used for sacrifi…
Added on November 14, 2014

Nes kirke ruins bell tower

Nes kirke ruins bell tower
Nes Church ruins are still a consecrated place of worship, and are used for church services, weddings and other church events and concerts, games and other cultural events. Old Nes is a very popular destination with many visitors.

In June 2010, a new, m…
Added on November 14, 2014

Heli kirke

Heli kirke
BYGGÅR: 2001
FYLKE: Østfold
KOMMUNE: Spydeberg
BISPEDØMME: Borg
FELLESRÅD: Spydeberg kirkelige fellesråd
SITTEPLASSER: 140
BYGNINGSGRUPPE: Soknekirke
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The first church building on this site appears to date fro…
Added on November 16, 2014

Kjempeåsen_Panorama

Kjempeåsen_Panorama
3 photo's tidied up using DxO Pro 8 and then stitched together in PSE11 to make this panoramic view.
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English (Norsk under)
A nice little hill called Kjempeåsen in the Breili cabin area in Nissedal, Telemark.
Lots of recreatio…
Added on November  9, 2014

Nissedal kirke

Nissedal kirke
Nissedal Church is a cruciform church from 1764 in Nissedal Municipality Telemark county. Last restored in 1900.
The structure is wood and has 270 seats.

Nissedal is a municipality in Telemark county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Wes…
Added on October 21, 2014

Hanekleiva bunker pano

Hanekleiva bunker pano
During the cold war a line of 6 defensive combat facilities were planned in the Norwegian forests. The fear of a possible Soviet attack was very real in the late 80's and early 90's.
In Vestfold,there were plans to build six defences. One possible scenar…
Added on October  5, 2014

Ballantrae bridge

Ballantrae bridge
Ballantrae Bridge, built 1770. A two-span bridge the River Stinchar, with arch rings of dressed stone and rubble spandrels and wing walls. The arches are segmental, and there are triangular cut-waters extending upwards to form refuges. In the south abutme…
Added on September 26, 2014

Høgstkollen_Panorama

Høgstkollen_Panorama
BEST VIEWED LARGE.
7 photo's corrected using DxO Pro 8 and then stitched together using PSE11 to make this panoramic view looking out from the top of Høgstkollen in Hvarnes.
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The walk up here only took me 35 minutes covering 1.8km (1 mile). Th…
Added on September 21, 2014

Carsphairn Memorial

Carsphairn Memorial
UK Nat Inventory: Ref: 5879
Description: Cairn with stone of Remembrance on top.
The memorial is built of local stone.
Access Issues: No access problems bar busy road.
War(s) Commemorated: WWI, WWII.
Location: On the loop of A713/B729 junction before Cars…
Added on September 19, 2014

Hof kirke ancient Oak

Hof kirke ancient Oak
Believed to be several hundred years old and stands in the middle of the cemetery.
Now protected by law.
Added on September 14, 2014

Sandtangen

Sandtangen
Added on September 10, 2014

Major oak

Major oak
The Major Oak is a Quercus Robur, the English or pendunculate oak.

This forest veteran is a huge oak tree thought to be around 800 years old.
According to local lore, its hollow trunk was used as a hideout by Robin Hood’s men, though if Robin was – as…
Added on September  4, 2014

Sherwood Longhorn

Sherwood Longhorn
A rare breed of cattle has been introduced to Sherwood Forest in an attempt to stop the open spaces disappearing in undergrowth.

Visitors are able to see two herds of longhorns which occupy enclosures near the Major Oak.

The beasts, used because they ar…
Added on September  3, 2014

Wicker man

Wicker man
This figure is about 30' tall. The festival was the weekend before got here.

The Wickerman Festival is an annual music festival and takes place at East Kirkcarswell near to Dundrennan in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Dubbed 'Scotland's Alternative Mus…
Added on August 30, 2014

Martyr's tomb

Martyr's tomb
James VI and his son Charles II tried to force upon Scotland an Episcopal Church system, similar to the Anglican one, in place of the Presbyterian system that the Scots had established in 1558 after the Reformation. In 1638 the Scots set up a National Cov…
Added on August 30, 2014

Maidens harbour_Panorama

Maidens harbour_Panorama
4 photo's stitched together to make this panoramic view looking out over Maidens harbour.
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After learning to sail with Maidens fishermen. The 3rd marquess of Ailsa built the harbour for their protection. It became a thrivin…
Added on August 26, 2014