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Report - Dark Arches, Leeds, March 2015

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by stranton, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. stranton

    stranton the subterranean explorer
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    Thought I would never get this done with the new station entrance / exit been built,
    wouldnt want too be seen by maintenance staff.
    On a quiet morning with few staff and public been sparse,
    got my chance too reach these arches which was well worth it.
    Didnt venture too much in the water as the current was strong enough too carry me away,
    the wide catchment seems too narrow as the water passes through the culvert this increases the current alot.

    A network of brick arches beneath Leeds train station,
    built during the mid 1860s by T E Harrison & Robert Hodgson using excess of 18 million bricks.
    The Aire (Leeds principal waterway) passes through 4 spectacular brick arches each linked with cross section passages, spanned by a girder bridge
    the remainder form part of Granary Wharf used for car parking and emergency escape routes.

    north portal
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    arches and cross section passages
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    south portal
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    Granary Wharf
    car parking
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    emergency escape routes
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    live or redundant high voltage cables
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    lights and fan
    (like the scene of Alien 3 involving the dog remains & man swept through fan)
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    stranton
     

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  2. Ice Dragon

    Ice Dragon 28DL Full Member
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    Nice shots! Looks like you were able to explore quite a bit, despite the fast water!
     
  3. Snake Oil

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    Bang on that! (insert thumbs up smiley here :D )
     
  4. Nickindroy

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    Spot on that mate.
     
  5. The Lone Ranger

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    Very nice that stranton, great pics too :thumb
     
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    Yes yes very nice, looks choppy !
     
  7. Leeds(Ex)plorer

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    spot on that mate :thumb
     
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    the water wasn't as fast during summer but was still strong enough to almost take my feet, really good stuff
     
  9. ACID- REFLUX

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    Nice ones matey, sorry i couldn"t make it (F@cking Migraines:)

    TBH i"ve only ever seen it in flood :)
     
  10. stranton

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    no problem Mate
     
  11. stranton

    stranton the subterranean explorer
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    yeah the water was soaring through,
    wasnt gonna risk it.
     
  12. Punk

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    Lovely stuff Stranton :thumb
     
  13. stranton

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    thanks folks
     
  14. stranton

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    if the water is strong enough,
    causes the girder bridge too shake abit
     
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