They moved the barrier component yesterday. They chose just as I was going out (with a time limit) so I couldn’t wait until they actually moved. All I could get was a photo of a tugboat in place. I have found, from experience, that these things take a longtime as no-one wants to move quickly and break/hit something.
We got back after dark and it was gone. However, it was a full moon last night so I took a couple of shots, just quickly, as we were coming in from along drive. I did think of cheating and doing a Photoshop on the two images and merging them but honesty came to the fore!
I took the first shot with the camera on auto. I took the second after changing to manual and getting the setting right but, by then, the clouds had gone.
This morning dawned bright and sunny so I thought that I would get some crane shots, seeing as how there was a new one at the barrier works. I got one shot from Orwell Quay and the rest from around at Toller Road near the entrance to the port. First off comes the new crane for the barrier.
I then noticed the crane in front so included that as my friend Dan loves cranes.
Note the contrail just below the hook!
Lastly, there was a very long lorry sitting there with what may be a transformer as a load.