Reaction

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From Wikipedia: “Rust is a general term for describing iron oxides….the term is applied to red oxides, formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water or air moisture. There are also other forms of rust, such as the result of the reaction of iron and chloride in an environment deprived of oxygen…”

Yup. A little metal. A little salt air.

Reaction.

Photographic magic.



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  • Mrsupole

    I think we rarely think of rust as art but this picture makes it look like art.

    I remember when we lived in Panama we had our car shipped down there and I think it took a few years and there was so much rust on the bottom half that I am surprised that we did not fall out of the darn thing while we were driving it. When we left we sold it to someone and I wonder how much longer it lasted. Maybe if it had come from a state that coats the bottom then it might have lasted longer but in SoCal we have no need to coat them. Oh well such is life.

    Thanks for playing in this weeks Theme Thursday. I’m kinda getting used to you playing late, which is still better than never. See you next week.

    God bless.

    • Karen Fayeth

      Hi Mrsupole!! Oh my gosh! What a story about your car in Panama!! I’m always startled to see my cousin’s car in Indiana, the bottom is rusted a bit from the salt on the snowy roads. I can’t even imagine what the air in Panama would do to a car! Yikes!

      And thanks for accepting my homework late! You are very kind.

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