ST GOTHARD CHURCH IN SOMASASSA VALTELLINA

Somasassa, Valtellina, church of San Gottardo, XVIII Century. Northern view. Nikon D810, 24 mm (24 mm ƒ/1.4) 1/100" ƒ/8 ISO 64

Somasassa, Valtellina, church of San Gottardo, XVIII Century. Northern view from the apple orchard

Built in 1687, the church of St. Gothard is a seldom used building in Somasassa, an outlying suburb of Teglio, Valtellina, that counts about 1000 souls. Continue reading

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ATM 85TH ANNIVERSARY

85. Anniversary from the Foundation of ATM 2016. San Donato Deposit. Nikon D750 24 mm (24.0 mm ƒ/1.4) 1/100

85. Anniversary from the Foundation of ATM 2016. San Donato Deposit.

ATM stands for “Azienda Trasporti Milanese” or “Milan Transit Authority”, a company established 1931, owned by the Milan Municipality. Its oldest pride is the urban network of rails on which, since 1933, runs the fleet of streetcars, for it’s functionality: it’s cheap to manage and does not pollute. Today, two among the oldest specimen of the fleet run daily as restaurant-on-the-move for a two hours long dinner across the vast network of rails. Continue reading