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Report - Megatron and part of porter brook, Sheffield - April 2014

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by The Kwan, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. The Kwan

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    Thankyou to Mr Paul Powers and Stranton for kindly divulging the info about visiting Megatron and porter brook.

    Meeting up with Georgie, Telf, Lenston, Wombat and Juju we found ourselves entering the Porter Brook tributary and working our way into Megatron, I was really pleased to finally see Megatron and had a brilliant day in the company of some Megatrontastic Dudes :) All of this on top of some lovely victorian brickwork, splendid was an understatement.

    Some History
    Even before the thirteenth century the river Sheaf drove the industrial wheels of Sheffield and was culverted and diverted to suit the needs of the mills and steel factories, In 1860 the Midland railway company purchased the rights to build the railway station straddling the river and so enclosing the water course.

    Some images

    Entering at Porter Brook, we started to work our way up towards Megatron, being true gentlemen we made Juju lead the way incase of any deep sections :)
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    Regrouping before heading toward megatron
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    soon enough we were in the area of the Railway station and could hear the choo choo trains kerplunking above our heads, this section seemed to be some sort of a meeting of the tributaries.
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    At various points we could see daylight filtering through the roof along some of the sections, like this piled access, this was a 30 second exposure and that is my fat head in the shadows.
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    It was arches and steps all the way
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    The 20 millionth arch way shot from this place
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    Old seems to have been topped off with new
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    plenty of debris in some sections
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    Thanks for looking
     

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  2. Telf

    Telf 28DL Regular User
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Great report Kwan, thanks for a nice day:thumb
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Captured nicely :thumb

    Did none of you lot not go down to the outfall chamber, not seen any pics ?
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Bang on them, Kwan. :thumb
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Good stuff and glad you were gentlemanly about lady go first
     
  6. The Kwan

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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    No sadly, we were running proper late after doing the courts earlier that day and ran out of time for parking and stuff, oh and Lenston cant read a map :D

    I might look stupid paul :D Thanks again man :)
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Very nice shots there mate, was a great day in great company, on to the next, my Sat-Nav didnt like Sheffield too much, too many ring roads :D
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Great stuff!
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Great job Sir Kwan, as ever :thumb
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Good photos shame you didn't see the main arch feature
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    I like seeing millions of brick arch photos from here, one day I might actually get my own :D
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Like this Kwan lovely light :)
     
  13. The Kwan

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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Cheers folks...snakey, get it done, especially with the good weather coming:)
     
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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    please My info was of use too You,

    nice work.
     
  15. The Kwan

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    Re: Megatron and part of porter brook, sheffield, April 2014

    Appologies Stranton, I have edited my report, hope you aint offended man...my memory is shocking and it wasn't intentional..sorry:)
     
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