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The Blue Pyramid seen during heavy rain at dusk from the north side of the motorway. The spire of St Edwards church Edgeley can be seen on the right. The River Mersey, ancient boundary between Lancashire and Cheshire, flows just behind the Pyramid, home to the Manchester-based Co-operative Bank.

Find out more about the book 'Around the M60 Manchester's Orbital Motorway' by Matthew Hyde, Aidan O'Rourke and Peter Portland here.

There was torrential rain on the evening of 29 July 2003. I had to use a plastic bag to shelter the camera, which was mounted on a tripod. Wife and baby were inside the car next to me as I took the photos. The vewpoint is next to the railings between Petsmart and Office World off Didsbury Road.


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Nikon D100

Blue Pyramid, modern architecture, rain, weather, dusk, highways, Lancashire, Cheshire

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Aidan O'RourkeAidan O'Rourke has been active in photography and online media since 1995. He has documented the development of the local area in his Eyewitness website (1997-2005) and as a contributor to books, publications and the Manchester Evening News. He runs his Eyewitness photography walks in Manchester, Liverpool and other locations. He offers one-to-one tuition in Photography and Languages. He is a high-level speaker of German and can offer photography walks and tours through the medium of German. Visit www.aidan.co.uk

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