Two photos kindly submitted by Peter D in the forum – A boozer called “Kelvin Dock” and then a photo of the actual “Kelvin Dock” with a couple of what looks like giant vultures waiting to steal some fish next to it (you can post if you know what the birds are)
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A picture of a Kelvin Brick sent in my Alasdair P
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Anyone know the history of these bricks?
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Kelvin is the island in the upper left. Rupes Kelvin is the diagonal scarp below it, and (parallel to that) the rille in the lower right is part of Rimae Hippalus.
This post is part of a series about “things” that are named after the Kelvin
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Paul Young has once again been in touch with yet another example of Kelvinography.
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Kelvin Island is in Lake Nipigon…(bidie-in now bidie-out?!!) in Ontario in Canada.
49’54 north and 88’38 west.
And also another which I cannot find a picture of:
Kelvin Arizona is 30’07 north and 110.59 west…about 70 [...]
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Motor powered fishing boats appeared at the beginning of the 20th century. The first Scottish motor powered fishing boat was ‘Crystal River’ of Wick, with Eyemouth’s ‘Maggie Jane’s’ the second. Early fishing boat engines cost from £70 to £100. By 1919, 23% of the Scottish fishing fleet was motor powered.
I will be blunt – when I started this project I was thinking more about pictures of pubs with the name Kelvin in them however you guys have surpassed yourselves.
I threw you a bone with Star Trek when I posted about this the other day however Jim took it a step further and actually [...]
So I have two projects for 2010 – it is a new decade after all.
The first project is a lone gunman affair however the second one will require your help.
Project One – 52 Tenuous Fishing Photos
I am going to produce a set of photos which remind me of fishing but which only [...]