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UK Cannon Road Section Ramsgate Tunnels.Feb 2014

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Visited this place about three times back in 2010,Never have been happy with these pics but in my defence i was very very drunk most the time so they are what they are..

Fast forward 3 and a half years and i was back down here.Saw a report go up on this last year and after a while we went to pop the lid and have another look round,the lid refused to lift more than a few inches so after a couple of attempts and feeling a bit puzzled we left it .

Recently pics have been appearing on Failbook so we assumed the alternative access point had been used!

On getting in my first port of call was the far end to see why that cover wouldn't lift,Seems some BELLEND had tied rope under the cover and onto the ladder inside which would account for it not lifting,Ropes still on the floor and in one of my pics..

Brief info..

The cannon rd section lays in between the westcliff and the main section (train tunnel)..access into the main section is stopped by about a 25m long stretch of roof fall and at the westcliff end by a sewer pipe cutting it off and running into the westcliff section and up what would have been the ellington section now after a 30 odd foot crawl totally consuming the tunnel itself...

visited with Spaceinvader,Obscurity,STeALtH and his missus..

pics in no real order






Note the rope on floor which had been tied under the cover





one of a chalk shaft..



Sorry about the fisheye overkill the wangle is bust and in shop


Edited by Wevsky

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thanks guys ,and yeah that rope was holding people up..then they went in another less used way,someone must have untied the rope,but tbh i wouldnt have known so went in the other way too

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so there is your answer mate, beat me too it;) nice shots aswell, esp the one with the shaft and tunnel :)

the one with the shaft and tunnel could have been better but after 10 minutes faffing around laying on the floor tryig not to get my hand/torch in shot as i was using the fisheye i kinda gave up with that shot ;)

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Tunnelllzz :) Fine set of shots there, looks a nice wander

A lot wetter than ive ever seen it before..wellington Boots where in order

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Fisheye overkill's OK with me ;)

I likes

Wideangle will be back from the shop in 1 week..normal service shall be resumed

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