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Old, but still working

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 2 November 2016 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

On Tuesday, had passed away exactly a hundred years after the Turku Central Fire Station was introduced. It is still in active use on a daily basis to and from Battle legions dozens of alarms. in honor of the celebration of the day was brought to the foreground the old fire station fire engines, which is a museum to tell of bygone times for fire and rescue operations.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1/250 second F/2.7 ISO 100 5 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique composition et beau cadrage. )

2 Nov 2016 6:18am

@tataray: Thank you

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Oh no, I completely forgot to visit there yesterday!
Nice shot!

2 Nov 2016 7:06am

@ursulakatariina: No problem. Open Day fire stations is 26.11.2016, at 10 to 14 during the period. Then gets quite well. View of Southwest Finland Rescue Service page

Marjolein from Netherlands

What a lovely old and beautiful building

2 Nov 2016 7:29am

@Marjolein: Thank you

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A great image for a great tribute. It's a beautiful building too.

2 Nov 2016 7:30am

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

beautiful and lovely architecture.

2 Nov 2016 9:21am

@Hiro: Thank you

Frances from Boston, United States

Wonderful to see the old engines outside this building. Excellent image.

2 Nov 2016 10:09am

@Frances: Thank you

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Magnificent building.

2 Nov 2016 10:39am

@beach: Thank you

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely building!

2 Nov 2016 10:52am

@omid: Thank you

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful architecture :)))))

2 Nov 2016 3:15pm

@Devi: Thank you

Gérard 1948 from Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain

Good evening,
I'm back on the blogs, all is almost done, now they are facilities in the flat. I can not stay too long on the PC, I have back problems.
I'll post a photo every two or three days.
A beautiful landscape with beautiful fall colors, excellent capture.
Very nice composition and beautiful architecture, almost antique equipment.

2 Nov 2016 4:41pm

@Gérard 1948: Welcome back. I'm sorry that you have to grief off your back. I'm glad that you liked the image.

Gérard 1948 from Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain

It is necessary remove the sentence about "the landscape", it was for another photo, sorry.

2 Nov 2016 4:47pm

@Gérard 1948: No problem.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A commanding point of view. I like seeing the display of the fire engines.

2 Nov 2016 4:57pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful composition . Superb engines .

2 Nov 2016 5:16pm

@Mhelene: Thank you

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

The vintage vehicles look very beautiful in front of the red building.

2 Nov 2016 6:06pm

@Lewis: Thank you

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's quite amazing it's still in use. A handsome fire station indeed.

2 Nov 2016 6:20pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Those old fire engines are fabulous relics ... The building still looks stately after 100 years !!! Great shot ...

2 Nov 2016 10:11pm

@Baldwin VW: I like them too. Thank you

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of the old fire engines and the 100 years old building. Superb. :)

3 Nov 2016 9:07am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


3 Nov 2016 2:39pm

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/250 second
ISO 100
5 mm