Cool pics of urban exploring, abandoned machines and stuff

Cool pics of urban exploring, abandoned machines and stuff

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ClockworkCupcake

57,749 posts

208 months

Saturday 27th May 2017
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PotatoSalad said:
Worth adding that pencils were also quite dangerous to use, imagine a piece of graphite braking off in 0g and floating into some electrical equipment there it could cause a short circuit or even start a fire.
How was that 'adding' when you just reiterated something that was in the text you were quoting? confused

MethylatedSpirit

1,742 posts

72 months

Saturday 27th May 2017
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Nothing stopped us getting into the old Gray Dunn biscuit factory.

Over several levels, a small climb to get onto the first floor and then had access to most floors except a small jump (with a 5 floor drop)

Really surprising to see something right in the city centre, 12 lanes of traffic going by just outside. Passed it thousands of times, usually has "Stena super fast 7" advertised on the side of the building

Most surprising things were the witeboard still having meeting notes from 10 years ago

Didn't take many photos though. Didn't visit too late. They started demolishing a week later




JPJPJP

6,349 posts

104 months

Friday 15th December 2017
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Not pics, but some maps

London’s ‘secret’ underground tunnels revealed by land registry

https://whoownsengland.org/2017/12/15/how-land-reg...

Veeayt

2,731 posts

141 months

Sunday 21st October
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Yesterday me and my son were having a walk up in Alatau mountains near Almaty, Kazakhstan, when we stumbled upon a rather bizzare sight - a PTS-M heavy transport, used to carry light tanks and heavy machinery over the water. This enormous vehicle seems to have been there for a long time, but overall was relatively intact, together with its 39 litre V12 diesel. The only bits missing were some switchgear in the cabin and the upper part of its tracks. What was an amphibious vehicle of its size doing at 2,500 elevation with no rivers or lakes, or roads nearby is beyond me. Sorry for poor pics, but I thought it worth posting.



Most of the switchgear was stolen as souvenirs, but the seats are still there, as is their leather upholstery.


My son is 175cm tall, so one can tell the size
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Rather tasty alloys reminiscent of modern M-cars tongue out

Smiler.

9,952 posts

166 months

Sunday 21st October
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Wow ^^^ - what a find.
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tobinen

4,298 posts

81 months

Sunday 21st October
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I like that. Good 'find'

pidsy

4,527 posts

93 months

Sunday 21st October
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Great thread resurrection!

Sa Calobra

27,478 posts

147 months

Sunday 21st October
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Possibly bought to break/to melt down but broke down before it go there..

Or...drunk person drove it broke down and gave up

Or eccentric was going to make a home out of it

Jonesy23

3,807 posts

72 months

Sunday 21st October
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Veeayt said:
Yesterday me and my son were having a walk up in Alatau mountains near Almaty, Kazakhstan
As one does.

quadrifoglio

58 posts

110 months

Sunday 21st October
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Well that's a cool unexpected find, nice thumbup

Steamer

10,633 posts

149 months

Sunday 21st October
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Veeayt said:
Y...What was an amphibious vehicle of its size doing at 2,500 elevation with no rivers or lakes, or roads nearby is beyond me..
Great post and awesome looking bit of kit.

Airdropped into the wrong location?! boxedin