Wesseling at Night

Wesseling is a scenic industrial area about half way between Bonn and Cologne.

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The mostly functional architecture and perpetual construction is rarely as amusing as in the picture above. The time to be there is at night, when the architecture of metal and concrete is replaced by a much more fundamental architecture of light and shadow.

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In the nearby harbor, large cranes appear to be asleep. Are they dreaming of electric sheep, too?

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And then there are the relics from the past, like this barely recognizable wind mill.

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With increasing darkness, the film grain takes over. Is this how Georges Seurat would have painted this? I wish.

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