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  1. AndyK!

    Winnington Soda Ash Works, Cheshire - April 2016

    While working as an office manager at Hutchinson in Widnes in the 1860s, John Tomlinson Brunner met Ludwig Mond, who was also working there as a chemist. Mond decided to leave and establish a factory to produce alkali by the ammonia-soda process. Brunner joined as a partner. The factory at...
  2. IantheBaeyensPhotography

    Belgium Rusty & Dusty

    Once in a while, I get actually excited about industrial locations, not that often to be honest but still. This was one of those moments, they even started demolishing parts of it, but still I thought it was worth a visit when the workmen had a day off. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8...
  3. pohlovka_urbex

    Czech industrial porn

    HI  :) I´m new here. I´m from Czech and I will show you some places :)   If you want my page is https://www.facebook.com/M%C4%9Bstsk%C3%BD-pr%C5%AFzkum-495287987276687/
  4. Merryprankster

    Shrub hill tunnel - Worcester - Jan 2016

    Evening kids, first report of the new year and as its my home town i kinda feel like i should make a bit of effort with this one. My long standing curiosity of what was on the other side of a certain wall in worcester was satisfied last night when i finally got around to hopping it and having a...
  5. Norfolk Explorer

    Clockhouse Brickworks. Capel, Dorking – Surrey. December 2015

    The Xmas holidays made for some free time and the opportunity for me to explore. So I arranged a whole day out with my buddys and Storm LSF who was coming out with us for the 1st time.. So the Alarm goes of at 2:30am and I check the phone and 2 of the party have become lightweights :P We...
  6. Perjury Saint

    France The Foot Factory...

    An exceptional, abandoned textiles factory in that there France... Thanks for lookin' in...
  7. AndyK!

    Thamesteel Sheerness - March 2015

    Land on the Isle of Sheppy was acquired in 1968 by the Sheerness Steel Company and work on a steelworks began. Built within the Garrison Town surrounding Sherness Naval Dockyard, the first steel was produced in 1972 and production continued for the next thirty years. In 2003 the site was sold...
  8. IantheBaeyensPhotography

    Usine S - [May 2015]

    Most of the people that have been on the road with me, already know I don't like industrial buildings, at all. But this one kinda surprised me and kept me busy for a few hours! Lots of history, lots of green. And we actually managed to get on the top floor by climbing a lot! This used to be one...
  9. Stussy

    Usine S - July 2015 [PIC HEAVY]

    3rd location of the July trip with Darbians, was this lovely old Industrial Wool Mill in deep Belgium. Arriving reasonably early, we were given an access route which seemed very high and dangerous and the worker of a nearby store was lurkign around outside keeping an eye on us, we decided to...
  10. WildBoyz

    Castmaster Roll, Sheffield - September 2015

    History Castmaster Roll, which has operated for over one hundred years, is a former foundry and manufacturing firm located in Sheffield. It was originally known as Davy Roll, the producer of gas lamps, but was renamed in 2003 after it was taken over by Mel Farrar. Castmaster specialised in...
  11. WildBoyz

    Corah & Sons, Leicester - August 2015

    History “Let this be our motto so God will prosper our efforts: Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit, serving God. In prosperity let us not forget Merciesâ€. Edwin Corah and John Harris Cooper. The reputed company, Corah, was founded by Nathaniel Corah inside the Globe Inn on Silver...
  12. WildBoyz

    Dyson Thermal Technologies, Stannington - July 2015

    History Dyson Thermal Technologies was founded in the early 1800s, in the small valley of Stannington, by John Dyson. Initially it was operated solely by Mr. Dyson, who single-handedly mined clay to make bricks; however, by 1838 the business was listed as John Dyson and Son: Black Clay Miners...
  13. AndyK!

    Robert Fletcher & Son's Paper Mill, Oldham - January 2015

    The history of Robert Fletcher & sons paper mill dates back to the industrial revolution. The company was once owned by Ralph Crompton and Nephews, producers and bleachers of paper. Their first mill was located in Stoneclough, Manchester. The death of the Crompton brothers left the mill...
  14. WildBoyz

    New Plymouth Power Station, New Plymouth (New Zealand) - October 2014

    History The New Plymouth Power Station, located at Port Taranaki, is a former thermal power station and was fuelled dually by both gas and oil; it was originally designed to produce power using coal until the Maui gas field was discovered off the coast of Taranaki. The plant was commissioned in...
  15. PROJ3CTM4YH3M

    Ford Transit Van Factory, Southampton - January 2015

    The now abandoned Ford Transit Van Factory near Southampton has some real history to it. The Factory was initially built as a shadow factory in 1939 near to Southampton Airport and was originally used to produce aircraft parts. In particular the factory, during World War II made components for...
  16. afraid2explore

    The Laboratory - 2015

    ‘But it was just a part of the story…’ This story starts in the point where the last one (http://www.oblivionstate.com/forum/showthread.php/9412-The-Library-and-Forbidden-Archive-July-2015) ended … more or less. It is again the same winter Sunday or Saturday … (don’t remember now maybe it was...
  17. afraid2explore

    The Library and Forbidden Archive - July 2015

    (it will be my first ... so lets make it with quality) The archive and forgotten library It was a cold winter day. Because of the short day I decided to meet with my friends and explore some local industrial zone. We were vising it since few weeks already. Building after building. Because the...
  18. AndyK!

    Report - Derwent & Spondon H (Celanese) Power Station

    History Derwent Power Station was built as a Combined Heat and Power Plant to supply both electricity and steam to the neighbouring British Celanese chemical factory. The plant had a capacity of 241 MW, around 50 MW of which was supplied to the National Grid. Derwent Power Station is the third...
  19. AndyK!

    Zeche M / Heinz - December 2014

    Zeche M/Heinz is a huge abandoned Bergwerk or coal mine in Germany. The underground pits extend great distances, and above ground the industrial site for processing the hard coal is certainly large-scale. The site has developed over the years so the complex of buildings and machinery are a...
  20. Hydro

    Milford Mill - June 2015

    Explored with -Raz- History from -Raz- report, hope you dont mind mate :thumb Milford was named for its river-crossing, on an ancient route from Derby to the Peak district. The power of the Derwent was used from medieval times to run a corn-mill, dying and fulling mills, and iron and scythe...
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