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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 141: "Heavy Metal" Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   (farktography.net) divider line
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2008-01-16 11:03:26 PM  
37 votes:
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fire hydrant, Juneau, Alaska
 
2008-01-16 8:03:15 PM  
31 votes:
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2008-01-16 8:02:24 PM  
26 votes:
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Armour
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

 
2008-01-16 9:05:03 PM  
22 votes:
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2008-01-16 8:28:06 PM  
21 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Heavy metal hand weights
 
2008-01-16 10:59:14 PM  
20 votes:
abandoned-alaska.comView Full Size



abandoned car in the weeds, Hope, Alaska
 
2008-01-16 9:27:05 PM  
20 votes:
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2008-01-17 1:00:44 AM  
19 votes:
 
2008-01-16 8:04:16 PM  
19 votes:
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

 
2008-01-16 8:02:55 PM  
19 votes:
Railroad Bridge
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2008-01-16 11:24:26 PM  
18 votes:
mea culpa. I grabbed the wrong photo.


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abandoned power plant, Juneau, Alaska
click for larger
 
2008-01-17 1:29:10 AM  
17 votes:
Old dam gears, Savage, MD
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2008-01-17 12:12:52 AM  
17 votes:
'56 Bel-Air, in progress.

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2008-01-16 9:15:36 PM  
17 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

This object d'art is 8 ft. tall and made entirely of nails

 
2008-01-16 8:22:03 PM  
17 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Lead can be pretty heavy...
 
2008-01-16 8:19:18 PM  
17 votes:
 
2008-01-16 8:02:44 PM  
17 votes:
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2008-01-17 1:33:30 AM  
16 votes:
 
2008-01-17 12:47:01 AM  
14 votes:
img244.imageshack.usView Full Size

Thresh Metal Vol. 2
 
2008-01-17 12:13:42 AM  
14 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Sledgehammer.
 
2008-01-16 9:17:12 PM  
14 votes:
richdaleyphotos.comView Full Size

C5 Hercules landing at Burke Lake Front Airport

 
2008-01-16 8:28:15 PM  
14 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Be kind, first pics that haven't been family snapshot or vacation photos.
 
2008-01-16 8:03:03 PM  
14 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Freight Train
Clinton, MA
(embiggen)

 
2008-01-17 12:02:06 AM  
13 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

The heavy, heavy weight of Commitment! And platinum's pretty heavy too!

 
2008-01-17 12:01:28 AM  
13 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

Retro cast iron money box filled with small change is heavy enough to act as a door stop!

 
2008-01-16 8:26:26 PM  
13 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Railway snow thrower at the Swiss Transportation Museum in Lucerne

Biggie Size (new window)
 
2008-01-16 8:26:09 PM  
13 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

click for flickr

 
2008-01-16 8:03:20 PM  
13 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

More Sydney Habour Bridge

 
2008-01-16 8:02:40 PM  
13 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

Sydney Habour Bridge - all 52,800 tonnes!

 
2008-01-17 4:45:51 AM  
12 votes:
[image from photos-003.ll.facebook.com too old to be available]


Eiffel Tower from Beneath
 
2008-01-16 9:45:49 PM  
12 votes:
2 of 3 for this contest,

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Rusted iron doors on an abandoned fort in Marin County California.

Click here for 2x version.
 
2008-01-16 8:06:15 PM  
12 votes:
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size



Hazy Train

 
2008-01-16 8:03:57 PM  
12 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

Sculpture near the Melbourne Arts Centre

 
2008-01-17 1:08:08 AM  
11 votes:
Gah! I forgot to enable Voting.
img.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:07:04 PM  
11 votes:
homepage.mac.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:02:20 PM  
11 votes:
Detail of the Sedov, a 4-masted steel sailing vessel that was at one time the largest in the world, in terms of size and displacement.

homepage.mac.comView Full Size



Embiggified Version (pops)


More info on the Sedov (new window)
 
2008-01-17 12:18:42 AM  
10 votes:
fc01.deviantart.comView Full Size


Saturn 5 Rocket
 
2008-01-17 12:15:46 AM  
10 votes:
img252.imageshack.usView Full Size

3/3 my favorite.still not 100% sure what kind of spider that is.i think it is a young black widow.
 
2008-01-16 9:18:01 PM  
10 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Sky spiders of the metal variety.
 
2008-01-16 8:17:48 PM  
10 votes:
i146.photobucket.comView Full Size

Little man Big tractor 2
 
2008-01-17 1:41:22 AM  
9 votes:
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]
Look up.
 
2008-01-17 12:05:14 AM  
9 votes:
Henry Ford Museum: Greenfield Village: Dearborn, Michigan

Lensbaby 2.0

i1.tinypic.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:35:09 PM  
9 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:29:43 PM  
9 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Gigantic metal oil drum behind my 1930's era house. It's farking heavy.
 
2008-01-17 4:37:12 AM  
8 votes:
i26.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 12:59:53 AM  
8 votes:
in Sawchuk's Woods with my new Cam-er-ah

[image from paperscape.ca too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 12:52:17 AM  
8 votes:
The following are from my visit to the Syncrude tar-sands mine. All are made of metal all are damn heavy.

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2008-01-17 12:39:49 AM  
8 votes:
img525.imageshack.usView Full Size

Thresh Metal
 
2008-01-17 12:34:46 AM  
8 votes:
farm2.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Organ pipes
 
2008-01-17 12:13:50 AM  
8 votes:
img293.imageshack.usView Full Size

2/3 not quite as big but still "heavy".
 
2008-01-17 12:12:16 AM  
8 votes:
img293.imageshack.usView Full Size

1/3 thats my cell phone on the close end
 
2008-01-16 11:09:46 PM  
8 votes:
 
2008-01-16 8:10:31 PM  
8 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

click for flickr

 
2008-01-17 11:30:30 AM  
7 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Click for Flickr.
 
2008-01-17 3:09:18 AM  
7 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:36:36 AM  
7 votes:
[image from fileserver6.jpghosting.com too old to be available]

An old, rusty metal reminder that still hangs on the Soviet side of Checkpoint Charlie. Looks much better without the red, just like Berlin (zing!)
 
2008-01-17 1:14:26 AM  
7 votes:
Ambassador Bridge, with a giant ship passing under. Lots of heavy metal.
[image from photos-d.ak.facebook.com too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 1:11:57 AM  
7 votes:
williamberry.smugmug.comView Full Size


click to embiggen
 
2008-01-17 12:30:29 AM  
7 votes:
home.comcast.netView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 12:06:49 AM  
7 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

People always say that an anvil is to heavy to pick up. However, Debbie disagrees.
 
2008-01-17 12:05:31 AM  
7 votes:
anisotropic.usView Full Size


link to larger image

second of three, today...

shep.
 
2008-01-17 12:04:25 AM  
7 votes:
anisotropic.usView Full Size


link to larger image

first of three, today...

shep.
 
2008-01-16 11:53:24 PM  
7 votes:
i119.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 9:19:48 PM  
7 votes:
It's metal, it supports my dish mount, and has a message.

walkerjs.comView Full Size


It's kind of heavy too.
 
2008-01-16 9:01:42 PM  
7 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

1964 Cadillac

 
2008-01-16 8:48:20 PM  
7 votes:
Construction cranes in Downtown Atlanta

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photographing "heavy" is not as easy as I'd like!

3/3
 
2008-01-16 8:45:59 PM  
7 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size


"Tilted Spheres" by Richard Serra at Toronto's Pearson International Airport over 36 feet long - solid steel.

Bigger is better (new window)
 
2008-01-16 8:04:21 PM  
7 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Nikon F3
With 180mm f/2.8 AI Nikkor
(embiggen)

 
2008-01-17 10:40:25 AM  
6 votes:
farm2.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 2:10:46 AM  
6 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:49:53 AM  
6 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:30:40 AM  
6 votes:
i99.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:07:04 AM  
6 votes:
Again, first day, new camera, test drive :)
[image from paperscape.ca too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 12:52:13 AM  
6 votes:
farm2.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Rusted metal, Fillmore, CA

Large version here (new window).
 
2008-01-17 12:44:24 AM  
6 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Cargo ship, San Pedro, CA

Larger version here (new window).
 
2008-01-17 12:02:50 AM  
6 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 11:38:54 PM  
6 votes:
i119.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 11:01:51 PM  
6 votes:
Seen downtown Savannah last week.

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2008-01-16 10:51:20 PM  
6 votes:
 
2008-01-16 9:22:17 PM  
6 votes:
richdaleyphotos.comView Full Size


Night Passing Earth to Day in Bronze
Cleveland Museum of Art

 
2008-01-16 8:37:18 PM  
6 votes:
i239.photobucket.comView Full Size
(new window)

Bit of Railway equipment (pops) to large version
 
2008-01-16 8:31:07 PM  
6 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Extra. Heavy. Metal.
 
2008-01-16 8:03:39 PM  
6 votes:
i82.photobucket.comView Full Size


Not sure I got the effect I wanted, but oh well.
 
2008-01-16 8:02:47 PM  
6 votes:

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

Vise


1/3
 
2008-01-17 2:07:20 AM  
5 votes:
Mather Field Airshow - Heritage Flight.

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2008-01-17 2:03:34 AM  
5 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:31:35 AM  
5 votes:
Train Crane. It's heavy, and lifts heavy stuff.
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 1:09:31 AM  
5 votes:
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2008-01-17 1:07:53 AM  
5 votes:
williamberry.smugmug.comView Full Size


click to embiggen
 
2008-01-16 11:48:49 PM  
5 votes:
Train full of metal bits to be recycled
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]

1/3
 
2008-01-16 11:36:39 PM  
5 votes:
Thanks mods.

[image from humbug.org too old to be available]

Not all fire trucks are red.

Identifying info smudged. Click photo for larger. (pops)
 
2008-01-16 8:41:50 PM  
5 votes:
i239.photobucket.comView Full Size
(new window)

More railway cars.... They can be Farking heavy! Link (new window) pops to bigger

2/3
 
2008-01-16 8:23:10 PM  
5 votes:
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250 ton crane on heavy lift savage ship
 
2008-01-16 8:20:13 PM  
5 votes:
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Hopefully this fits the theme, I took a different point of view on "heavy metal".
 
2008-01-17 3:46:39 PM  
4 votes:
andersonhaus.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 1:00:39 PM  
4 votes:
[image from tylerrobbins.net too old to be available]

Third, Heavy Dixiana. Trains trains trains......
 
2008-01-17 11:38:06 AM  
4 votes:
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I bet a team of oxen would confirm this one's heavy. Click for flickr.
 
2008-01-17 11:32:41 AM  
4 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Not as heavy as it used to be. Click for Flickr.
 
2008-01-17 9:02:23 AM  
4 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 4:42:36 AM  
4 votes:
[image from photos-003.ll.facebook.com too old to be available]

Space Shuttle Main Engine @ National Air and Space Museum: Udvar Hazy Center

/forgot voting
//mods please delete previous 2
///This is why I shouldn't be up at 4 am.
 
2008-01-17 1:52:06 AM  
4 votes:
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The under side of my coffee table. It's made out of a Jetta crank shaft and a road sign. It's all metal, and I can attest to the fact that it is HEAVY.

1/1
 
2008-01-17 1:39:10 AM  
4 votes:
Springfield Bridge, Faulkner-Perry County Line, Arkansas.

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Cast Iron AND Steel
 
2008-01-17 1:37:31 AM  
4 votes:
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I suck, so voting is enabled on this one.
 
2008-01-17 1:28:54 AM  
4 votes:
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]
Tracks
 
2008-01-17 1:11:04 AM  
4 votes:
Darn preview. Unchecked my VE.


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2008-01-17 1:07:54 AM  
4 votes:
img247.imageshack.usView Full Size

 
2008-01-17 1:01:59 AM  
4 votes:
Now with voting goodness:

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The Golden Gate: she glows orange at night.

/mods please delete my last post, danke
 
2008-01-16 9:14:44 PM  
4 votes:
 
2008-01-16 8:35:05 PM  
4 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Starboard engine on a CS2F Tracker sub hunter on display at the Toronto Aerospace Museum.

More Power (new window)
 
2008-01-16 8:18:51 PM  
4 votes:
i14.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 12:58:15 PM  
3 votes:
[image from tylerrobbins.net too old to be available]

First off, heavy metal beer
 
2008-01-17 12:09:31 PM  
3 votes:
[image from imageigloo.com too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 8:58:59 AM  
3 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 7:50:15 AM  
3 votes:
 
2008-01-17 6:28:53 AM  
3 votes:
A logging crane in New Hampton, New Hampshire USA

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2008-01-17 4:05:22 AM  
3 votes:
is music related ok, if there's an anvil involved?
prophecy21.comView Full Size

for the love of
 
2008-01-17 2:28:57 AM  
3 votes:
[image from davidfranusich.com too old to be available]

polaroid goodness.
 
2008-01-17 1:39:44 AM  
3 votes:
1/1

Grayling, Mi this past fall. One of the train engines used in Polar Express.


[image from img251.imageshack.us too old to be available]


Thanks ImageShack!
 
2008-01-17 12:47:27 AM  
3 votes:
home.comcast.netView Full Size

Outside Sacramento train museum
 
2008-01-16 11:08:48 PM  
3 votes:
 
2008-01-16 10:55:16 PM  
3 votes:
[image from humbug.org too old to be available]

I had no idea aluminum could be so incredibly heavy.

Click photo for larger. (Recommended--this didn't scale well at all.)
 
2008-01-16 9:43:48 PM  
3 votes:
1 of 3 for this contest,

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Huge pump/dredge equipment on the beach at Indian River Inlet in Delaware. Click here for 2x version.
 
2008-01-16 9:16:34 PM  
3 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size

Heavy metal "V" for victory.
 
2008-01-16 8:33:57 PM  
3 votes:
3 of 3

again, not so heavy but i didn't have much time considering I found out today about this :)

i2.tinypic.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:31:52 PM  
3 votes:
2 of 3

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FYI, meat tenderizers make awesome hammers if you dont have one :)
 
2008-01-17 12:55:34 PM  
2 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 12:08:03 PM  
2 votes:
This thread needs more armor pictures -

[image from imageigloo.com too old to be available]
 
2008-01-17 11:08:50 AM  
2 votes:
1)

farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 10:05:56 AM  
2 votes:
[image from fileserver6.jpghosting.com too old to be available]

This is my Boobies for a Farktography contest. Hope to have many more in the future!
 
2008-01-17 9:01:02 AM  
2 votes:
farm3.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 8:37:22 AM  
2 votes:
 
2008-01-17 8:31:57 AM  
2 votes:
img.photobucket.comView Full Size


Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
2008-01-17 1:59:29 AM  
2 votes:
these seem heavy

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2008-01-17 1:08:38 AM  
2 votes:
home.comcast.netView Full Size

USS Lincoln (and my wife) homecoming after Persian gulf tour 06.
Shot at 1/2 mile across the bay from top floor of Embassy suits.
 
2008-01-17 12:55:08 AM  
2 votes:
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2008-01-16 11:08:02 PM  
2 votes:
 
2008-01-16 10:17:44 PM  
2 votes:
farm1.static.flickr.comView Full Size

My brother-in-law sports some heavy metal hardware.
 
2008-01-16 9:49:08 PM  
2 votes:
3 of 3 for this contest,

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Bridge over the Rio Grande west of Taos, New Mexico. It's hard to capture how creepy the view is. The floor of the gorge is something like 800 feet below the surface of the bridge.

Click here for 2x version.
 
2008-01-16 8:30:30 PM  
2 votes:
Hope this will count..not really heavy but they are made of metal

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1 of 3
 
2008-01-16 8:15:15 PM  
2 votes:
i14.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:14:24 PM  
2 votes:
i14.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-16 8:07:23 PM  
2 votes:
Don't have much but here are pictures I took of the new Caracas-La Guaira highway bridge this summer:

[image from dotphoto.com too old to be available]
 
2008-01-16 8:04:50 PM  
2 votes:

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

Bucket


3/3
 
2008-01-16 8:03:41 PM  
2 votes:

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

Chinese Lead


2/3
 
2008-01-17 5:35:47 PM  
1 vote:
Gotta love trains... Metal! Clicky for the full size picture
railroadfan.com
 
2008-01-17 3:40:15 PM  
1 vote:
andersonhaus.comView Full Size
 
2008-01-17 12:59:15 PM  
1 vote:
[image from tylerrobbins.net too old to be available]

Second, Heavy Caterpillar
 
2008-01-17 12:10:49 PM  
1 vote:
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2008-01-17 8:38:42 AM  
1 vote:
 
2008-01-17 4:21:56 AM  
1 vote:
[image from cultureshockremix.com too old to be available]

 
2008-01-17 4:21:22 AM  
1 vote:
 
2008-01-17 3:13:21 AM  
1 vote:
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Docks of the Ghost town Piramiden, Spitzbergen.
 
2008-01-17 1:53:19 AM  
1 vote:
Took this in the pits at Laguna Seca Raceway last year during American Le Mans

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Wouldn't mind taking this for a spin..
 
2008-01-17 12:54:19 AM  
1 vote:
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2008-01-17 12:07:07 AM  
1 vote:
anisotropic.usView Full Size


link to larger image

last of the bunch, today...

hope you enjoy :)
shep.
 
2008-01-16 8:27:47 PM  
1 vote:
Wrecker with 60 ton capacity boom:
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2008-01-16 8:05:25 PM  
1 vote:
Don't have much but here are pictures I took of the new Caracas-La Guaira highway bridge this summer:

[image from dotphoto.com too old to be available]
 
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