Click on images
with white borders
to see them in a
The Kelpies at The Falkirk Helix
Forth & Clyde Canal, Falkirk District
The Kelpies at the Falkirk Helix which were completed in late April 2014.
These beasts are about 100 feet high and are fabricated in steel tube and plate and weigh about 300 tons each.
You can see from the size of the people walking about how impressively large they are.
From a little further back and showing the River Carron to the north and, in the bottom right of both of these photos, the new extension to the Forth & Clyde canal.
The Kelpies mark the eastern end of the canal and are the main feature of the new Helix Park, part of the Forth Valley re-generation project.
They tower over the M9 motorway - Stirling to Edinburgh - and will be seen by thousands of people every day.
Click this line to see some photos of the new canal extension.
Always remember that images taken by 197 aerial photography are available for clients
in a very much higher quality than the small sized compressed images which are shown
as .jpg files on this website.
Please see the quality sample page by clicking HERE or email for details.
All content is copyright © Alan Mackie - moral rights are asserted