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  1. Have any of you missed a site: somewhere that was torn down, redeveloped or closed off just before you had the chance to visit and look around? I had a very quick look at this quarry but it was demolished just before I had planned to go back and climb stuff! Full report is here http://www.lifeoutthere.co.uk/2018/04/18/the-quarry-that-got-away/ What was your "one that got away"?
  2. How to post a report using Flickr Flickr seems to change every time the wind changes direction so here's a quick guide on how to use it to post a report... Step 1 - Explore and take pictures Step 2 - Upload your chosen pictures to Flickr like this.. Step 3 - Once your images are successfully uploaded to flickr choose a category for the location that you have visited... Step 4 - Then "Start New Topic".. You will then see this screen... Step 5 - Now you are ready to add the image "links", known as "BBcodes", which allow your images to display correctly on forums.. Step 6 - Then click "select" followed by "view on photo page".. Now select "Share" shown below.. Step 7-13 - You will then see this screen... Just repeat those steps for each image until you're happy with your report and click "submit topic"! You can edit your report for 24 hours after posting to correct errors. If you notice a mistake outside of this window contact a moderator and they will happily rectify the problem for you
  3. The company was founded as a straw-paper mill in 1859. After the sale in 1873, the production were extended in 1880. The houses for the workers emerged 1912. After the Second World War worked more than 300 employees in the paper mill. Each year, 15 to 20 papermakers were trained. Jobs were lost in 2001, last 115 employees still working in the factory. Finally it was closed in 2007 and demolished in 2011. The photos were taken during an eight-hour exploration five years ago, in April of 2010. Sorry for the many photos. But I wanted to show more, because it doesn't exist anymore. south plant - part one 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
  4. An industrial "oldie but goldie". In 1913 started the construction of the power plant. Mid-19th century coal, oil and natural gas supplied energy for the area. After closure of a part of the power plant was used as a museum. 2010, the museum was closed and the power station was unfortunately demolished in 2012. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
  5. old cinema in BE , it was sealed for a long long time, recently it was open to be demolished, so I took the opportunity to visit her one last time ....
  6. Another place that has now been Levelled... Castle works industrial estate has been many things; W. G. Bagnall the train maker for a start. It was founded in 1875 by William Gordon Bagnall and ceased trading in 1962 when it was taken over by English Electric Co Ltd. English Electric didn't purchase Bagnall directly, the owner at the time was local engine manufacturer Dormans which got taken over by English Electric so Bagnalls was included in the deal. Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns and Vulcan Foundry was acquired in 1955 by English Electric and in 1962 English Electric formed English Electric Traction to bring all railway activities under one set of management. The majority of their products were small four- and six-coupled steam locomotives for industrial use, and many were narrow gauge. They were noted for building steam and diesel locomotives in standard and narrow gauges. Some of Kerr Stuart's designs were brought to Bagnalls when they employed Kerr Stuart's chief Draughtsman. Examples of such locomotives can be seen on the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway. The company was located at the Castle Engine Works, in Castle Town, Stafford. The factory is currently being demolished. The factory was in a state of disrepair and is being demolished to make way for houses. There was a work-based programme for deliquents on the estate; If you didnt go to school you would go there and learn about painting and decorating or mechanics.There was also a few other local buisness on site GEC, Stafford College inclusive. A couple of my photos were subject to a facebook imposter pretending to be me.... Like he's THAT awesome or something! Such a Mish Mash of buildings.. One of the old Train sheds I believe,
  7. 1 day ago - Demolition experts using controlled explosions have brought down Scotland's tallest free-standing structure at Inverkip Power Station. ​https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&cad=rja&ved=0CFgQtwIwBg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fnews.stv.tv%2Fwest-central%2F234369-inverkip-power-station-chimney-demolished-in-controlled-explosion%2F&ei=yHD3UfTiA4eR0AWugYGQCw&usg=AFQjCNHlKyVNENguHj0SRGaEa9xZd7Z3Aw&sig2=5jdBbMp7MJ9SFP7l2RFz5Q&bvm=bv.49967636,d.d2k