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Old Posted Feb 7, 2018, 10:56 PM
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Rotterdam, Netherlands (32x)

Most pictures are from a waterbus trip and the Waal harbor area, world's largest digged harbor basin. Still a busy port area near the city center. All photos taken Jun/Jul/Sep/Dec 2017, Jan/Feb 2018.

1. Euromast observation tower from 1960 and extended in 1970.


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3. View from office building 'De Rotterdam'.


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5. Former office building of the 'Shipping Association South' from 1922.


6. 'Kop van Zuid' area with cruise terminal.


7. Water taxi and in the back the former headquarters of 'Holland America Line' ocean liner company.


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10. 'Submarine hangar, used to built 16 submarines in the period 1929 to 1994.


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13. Former ocean liner and cruise ship 'SS Rotterdam'.


14. Erasmus Bridge in the mist.


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18. The 350 ft long mega sailing yacht 'Black Pearl' was constructed near Rotterdam and is now doing sea trials.


19. Area to be demolished to make way for two new residential towers.


20. Underground train station 'Rotterdam Blaak'.


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25. Europoint towers by American architects SOM from 1975.


26. Maintenance of offshore ships.


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Old Posted Feb 9, 2018, 2:07 PM
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Fantastic; great compositions as always. Love the one with the Erasmus Bridge in the mist.
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Old Posted Feb 9, 2018, 6:33 PM
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A unique thread with port scenes, I can’t recall seeing many threads that focus on ships primarily.
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Fantastic set of Rotterdam. Great pics.
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Old Posted Jun 14, 2018, 5:44 PM
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It looks like an industrial town. I like it.
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Old Posted Jun 16, 2018, 9:54 PM
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Nice pictures! Rotterdam seems like a nice place, and the maritime history is interesting.
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