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Fairbairn Steam Crane Greeting Card featuring the photograph The Steam Crane by Brian Roscorla

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The Steam Crane Greeting Card

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Charlotte, NC

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Awesome processing - brilliant artwork Brian! V

Brian Roscorla replied:

Thank you very much Bob :)

Amazing work. Along with Melissa, I am going to post in MN! v

Brian Roscorla replied:

Thank you very much

Fantastic composition!

Brian Roscorla replied:

Thank you very much Odd

Artist's Description

The only surviving Fairbairn steam crane is in Bristol, on the quayside at Princes Wharf. It is in the care of M Shed. Construction In the 1870s, Bristol Docks was going through a period of expansion and modernisation in the face of increasing competition from other ports. Iron-hulled ships were becoming larger, cargoes heavier, and there had already been investment in building a railway line along the harbour quay. Crane capacity was limited though � none of the harbour's 17 cranes being able to lift more than 3 tons. Accordingly a more powerful steam crane was ordered, to be capable of lifting 35 tons and loading it directly onto a railway wagon. This was ordered from local makers Stothert & Pitt in 1875, although to the Fairbairn pattern. As for the later Fairbairn cranes, the original cell plate was changed to a design of a single flat plate stiffened by riveted T section ribs, rather than the original cellular structure.[1] In August 1878 the crane had been completed and te...

About Brian Roscorla

Brian Roscorla

An Amateur Photographer from Falmouth Cornwall United Kingdom. Having just retired I now have the time to take my hobby to a new level.I was born in a very picturesque part of the British Isles, I now hope to photograph my counties coastline and its creeks and rivers, and the life that goes on and in it. I also have a passion for photographing flowers,I think nature has great way of using colours and shapes to make the most beautiful images. I hope to be able to make them come to life and do nature justice. All images are copyright Brian Roscorla. All materials contained here may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published or downloaded in any manner or form. All rights are reserved. Any copying, tagging, altering, displaying or...

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