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Norrby 1 by Mishkin-Rayman Norrby 1 by Mishkin-Rayman
Norrby Skär, Västerbotten, Sweden
Shot during our weekend vacation to the small archipelago of Norrby skär, early june 2014
Three exp HDR. Shot with my Tamron 11-18mm wide angle. 



About Norrbyskär
Norrby Skär is a small archipelago consisting of a handfull of islands. At the end of the 19th century, 
three of these where artificially tied together by creating narrow bridges of land, and the most modern
sawmill in europe was built here. 

At it's peak, the mill at Norrby employed 20 000 people, and a whole community grew up on the islands, 
with electricity in all the houses and a lot of modernities not commonly seen elsewhere at the time.

By the 1920's, the sawmill was superseeded by other, more modern facilities, and the production pace 
slowly ground to a halt. The archipelago, once again, stood uninhabited. 

Today, the houses here are used by vaccationers. Many of them have gone in families for generations.

It seems the people in charge here at Norrby didn't want to come to terms with the gradual decline
of their mill. The boats (built to transport the produce) you can see on this image was left uncompleted, 
as empty shells. 

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:iconbrian-b-photography:
Brian-B-Photography Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous Work Pal
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:iconmishkin-rayman:
Mishkin-Rayman Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:bow: 
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:iconbrian-b-photography:
Brian-B-Photography Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't have a phone,Sorry :shrug:
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:iconmishkin-rayman:
Mishkin-Rayman Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
BUY ONE NOW!!! :cry:
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:iconbrian-b-photography:
Brian-B-Photography Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm waiting on the check from my Rich Swedish Friend:faint:
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:iconmishkin-rayman:
Mishkin-Rayman Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, I'm very rich. Gazillionaire. :faint: :faint:

Did you see my photo of our new house?

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:iconbrian-b-photography:
Brian-B-Photography Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I never said my rich friend from Sweden was you ;)
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:iconmishkin-rayman:
Mishkin-Rayman Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
What, you know other swedes who own luxorious castles in the alps?
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ha-rat-kiri Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap:
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:iconmishkin-rayman:
Mishkin-Rayman Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
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