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Cool pics of urban exploring, abandoned machines and stuff

Cool pics of urban exploring, abandoned machines and stuff

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Dixie68

3,091 posts

104 months

Sunday 25th July 2010
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Twincam16 said:
Just clarified the name with him - Sutton Bonington. Somewhere between Loughborough and Nottingham.

RAF Newton - looks like someone else got there first with a camera:

http://www.derelictplaces.co.uk/main/showthread.ph...
Thanks for that link, it's very interesting. It's also very depressing as I can remember a lot of those RAF stations still being open when I joined up, and at 42 I'm not exactly ancient.

Ordinary_Chap

7,520 posts

160 months

Sunday 25th July 2010
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Dixie68 said:
and at 42 I'm not exactly ancient.
Why says?

Summertime

1,292 posts

89 months

Sunday 25th July 2010
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Silent1 said:
Summertime said:
Wrong i post on here and 28days everyday OT knows and he never banned me smile
You're post canalgate though aren't you
Can anyone translate what Mr thicko is talking about ?

Jonny671

28,076 posts

106 months

Sunday 25th July 2010
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Silent1 said:
Asterix said:
Jonny671 said:
Asterix said:
How come there was a bust up with that urban exporing site and PH - it looks quite cool!
If you mean the one that redirect the links from here.. Its because they said we ruined one of their hide outs or something silly.
Hmmm - most of the places I looked at on their site were either openly listed or wouldn't take too long to work out, I'm sure.
They got all butthurt when a PHer posted a link about the Manchester canals and how to get in, resulting in anyone on there who was also on PH getting banned, including me despite the fact I had produced some reports on there such as Cambridge cranes, the millennium dome, some teaser pictures of Burlington bunker. So now they redirect any referrals to some st, no idea what as my referrals are turned off.

In return for their butthurt POD created a wikipedia page about them which they repeatedly vandalised in the hope it would be deleted
Silent, have you got links/previous posts about the stuff you've done? Would like to see them, especially the Millennium Dome stuff, please?

Summertime said:
Silent1 said:
Summertime said:
Wrong i post on here and 28days everyday OT knows and he never banned me smile
You're post canalgate though aren't you
Can anyone translate what Mr thicko is talking about ?
Why is he Mr Thicko?

Hes saying, he used to be a member on there but due to affiliation with PH was banned.. And assumed as you've only been here 7 months, CanalGate was before then IIRC.

becksW

13,581 posts

128 months

Sunday 25th July 2010
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I wish I had pictures to post up but one of the best places to visit for the thread topic is Cockatoo Island Sydney Australia, lots of history lots of old buildings with abandoned machinery and best of all you can camp there (tents and facilities inc barbecue area provided)

We had a fantastic day/ night with my sis and her hubby on there, it was out of season so very quiet on the island.
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sneijder

5,167 posts

151 months

Monday 26th July 2010
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Saw this : http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2010/07/gallery-russi... .. and thought of this thread.


Tow Vehicle Rqrd

1,217 posts

100 months

Monday 26th July 2010
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Blast furnace after an explosion - creepy.



Sinister railway viaduct near where I live.




hidetheelephants

13,595 posts

110 months

Monday 26th July 2010
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Tow Vehicle Rqrd said:
Blast furnace after an explosion - creepy.



Is that the Port Talbot one that went up a couple of years ago?

Fume troll

4,389 posts

129 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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This place is pretty interesting: http://www.brandknewme.com/?p=845

Cheers,

FT.

Dodgey_Rog

1,902 posts

177 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Fume troll said:
This place is pretty interesting: http://www.brandknewme.com/?p=845

Cheers,

FT.
Dreamland? Quire eerie seeing fun fair rides lying derelict, like a has been thats lost the glory days. Wouldn't mind some of them as prints, quite moody actually.

Silver940

3,545 posts

144 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Fume troll said:
This place is pretty interesting: http://www.brandknewme.com/?p=845

Cheers,

FT.
Good link, thanks for posting. thumbup

Fordo

1,387 posts

141 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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just stumbled across this thread- some facinating pictures.



Anyone heard about no mans land fort, out at sea?


now this would make an awesome urban exploration:



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-468609/Man...





Anyone want to get a rowing boat and some cameras?...


Edited by Fordo on Thursday 29th July 12:27

Stedman

6,009 posts

109 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Silent1 said:
5 more years and i can post the photos i have from when i did a survey of burlington bunker.
Sod it, do it now. Just googled the place, seems really really interesting.

DickyC

25,693 posts

115 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Stedman said:
Silent1 said:
5 more years and i can post the photos i have from when i did a survey of burlington bunker.
Sod it, do it now. Just googled the place, seems really really interesting.
Yes, do it. We won't tell anyone.

fathomfive

8,492 posts

107 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Fordo said:
just stumbled across this thread- some facinating pictures.



Anyone heard about no mans land fort, out at sea?


now this would make an awesome urban exploration:



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-468609/Man...





Anyone want to get a rowing boat and some cameras?...


Edited by Fordo on Thursday 29th July 12:27
Now thats a house!

Jonny671

28,076 posts

106 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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DickyC said:
Stedman said:
Silent1 said:
5 more years and i can post the photos i have from when i did a survey of burlington bunker.
Sod it, do it now. Just googled the place, seems really really interesting.
Yes, do it. We won't tell anyone.
If Silent can't.. There are some very good pictures here.

http://www.burlingtonbunker.co.uk/photos/


Stedman

6,009 posts

109 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Jonny671 said:
Sod it, do it now. Just googled the place, seems really really interesting.
Yes, do it. We won't tell anyone.
If Silent can't.. There are some very good pictures here.

http://www.burlingtonbunker.co.uk/photos/
Looked at those photos earlier, that's why i want more!

Original Poster

5,368 posts

93 months

Thursday 29th July 2010
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Jonny671 said:
DickyC said:
Stedman said:
Silent1 said:
5 more years and i can post the photos i have from when i did a survey of burlington bunker.
Sod it, do it now. Just googled the place, seems really really interesting.
Yes, do it. We won't tell anyone.
If Silent can't.. There are some very good pictures here.

http://www.burlingtonbunker.co.uk/photos/
Brilliant pictures on that site.

Alfa numeric

2,817 posts

96 months

Friday 30th July 2010
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A couple of years ago I was on a tour around the Atacama Desert in Chile, and we were taken to an abandoned marshalling yard in a small town. These trains are German and apparently were parked when the gold ran out at the atart of the 20th century and haven't moved since- their remarkable preservation is because it hasn't rained there ever!























Edited to fix shonky links

Edited by Alfa numeric on Friday 30th July 23:21

stainless_steve

5,908 posts

175 months

Friday 30th July 2010
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Alfa numeric said:
A couple of years ago I was on a tour around the Atacama Desert in Chile, and we were taken to an abandoned marshalling yard in a small town. These trains are German and apparently were parked when the gold ran out at the atart of the 20th century and haven't moved since- their remarkable preservation is because it hasn't rained there ever!
















All the trains were red eh wink

Maybe next time stand a bit further back before you take the pics biggrin