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This was my first exploration video.  I shot it in early November.  It took me months to find out what the building actually was.  There was nothing on line, I could find no public records of it.  Finally a local FaceBook page led me to some answers, and a video walk through of the building someone had done years earlier giving the history of the building.  A link to that video can be found in the description of my video.  I also recently found out that the whole back area of the building was a DIY skatepark at one time.  all the ramps have sense been removed/destroyed.  

 

I also went back a couple weeks later and did some drone shots.  This was the first test of my drone after it tried to run away from home.  The drone flew under my control the whole flight, but was still a little shaky.  It has sense been fixed.

 

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