A Bumpy-on-the-Bottom “What am I?” Quiz
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What am I? -- Kiyotakigu (青瀧宮) -- Uji, Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1000 — map & image datanearby photos
What am I?

Well, my previous “What am I?” Quiz went off with a fizzle, so I'll try a different one, a photo I took near the exquisite road-side weeds yesterday.

Story this quiz is taken from is continued here...

All 5 comments so far, oldest first...

The world’s only safety harrow, which has little ridges instead of points for safety’s sake?

— comment by Gretchen on June 4th, 2011 at 1:36am JST (12 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

Kind of a rack-and-pinion railway for small loads? We see such structures in the vineyards here in southern Germany for that purpose.

— comment by Andreas Weber on June 4th, 2011 at 3:17am JST (12 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

Brookville, Ohio

Maybe something permanent to hang signs on?

— comment by Abraham Lincoln on June 4th, 2011 at 5:46am JST (12 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

It looks like a rail of an automatic gate for cars. With a rack that we see at the bottom of the rail and a pinion with motor, that we do not see in this photo.

— comment by Ralph Gierling on June 6th, 2011 at 10:46am JST (12 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink

The answer is given on this post.

— comment by Jeffrey Friedl on June 7th, 2011 at 11:50pm JST (12 years, 9 months ago) comment permalink
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