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Report - Cochno Waterworks 12/06/12

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by pantomime horse, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. pantomime horse

    pantomime horse Nay Nay and thrice Nay
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    @ the mods
    I'll resize the oversize pics tomorrow when photobucket catches up

    Been meaning to get back up here for ages. Finally found the time.
    explored with my daughter, "Toots".

    Cochno Waterworks were built around 1907 and went offline around 1995 or so. Planning permission is imminent for a 32 bed nursing home on the site seemingly.

    so first view you get as you drive up
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012050.jpg

    watertower looks promising till you notice someone has cut off the bottom part of the ladders. note to self, time to buy a telescopic ladder.
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012006.jpg cochnowaterworks12thjune2012013.jpg

    getting through here was even tighter than it looked
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012016.jpg

    helluva little space between this ladder and the wall and only a tiny opening above so I did the decent thing and sent Toots up instead
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012020.jpg

    think the pikeys got beat by the pyromaniacs to this room
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012023.jpg

    then I looked up
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    nice bit of mosaic in the floor
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012026.jpg

    watch yer footing FFS Toots
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012030.jpg cochnowaterworks12thjune2012032.jpg

    its quite a stretch gettin up here
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012039.jpg

    well pikied control panel
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012033.jpg

    next, (top I think) floor is about 2 inches deep of pigeon shit and loads of nests so I went back down
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012035.jpg

    nature is slowly taking over
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012041.jpg

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    and that was us walked the length of the place
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012045.jpg

    on the way out I noticed this and thought "ah, saved me puting in a sig".
    cochnowaterworks12thjune2012047.jpg

    loads more to see in there and the view from the watertower over the clyde valley must be phenomenal. worth a return visit with a ladder.

    more pics at http://s1087.photobucket.com/albums/j461/pantomime_horse1/cochno waterworks 12th june 2012/

    cheers for looking
     

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