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Report - Sidedraft, Manchester, July 2014

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by stranton, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. stranton

    stranton the subterranean explorer
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    This is one of 7 culverts along the Gore brook,
    passes beneath the railway.

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    side shaft
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    part of draining network
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    stranton
     

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  2. Snake Oil

    Snake Oil go in drains
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    nicely done, this is the only one I've not done on Gore Brook and it looks the most inviting :thumb
     
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    The outfall is a ball ache, I only ever went down that last stretch once, never again
     
  4. Nickindroy

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    Yeh, inky water, fucking stank when we went, was glad to see the light. Nice one Strant, one of the more photogenic sections. :thumb
     
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    Looks a nice explore, nice photographs :)

    I have yet to get myself down a drain, culvert or a sewer, might try the Luton culvert soon!
     
  6. Stopford_lad

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    ah Sidedraft, my nemesis...love this drain but as Ojay says, hate the outfall and the MASSIVE holes near the shit-pipe that swallowed me and the camera whole :)
    Very nicely shot :thumb
     
  7. stranton

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    entry - exit was via infall, water too deep at opposite end
     
  8. Nickindroy

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    So you grafted to the outfall for a picture?
     
  9. stranton

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    the stench / air was bad in the chamber with the penstock
     
  10. stranton

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    yeah, its abit of a dire structure
     
  11. Stopford_lad

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    yep its starts the head spinning, had to bail the first time round..and I was on my own. Never again :eek:
     
  12. stranton

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    theres twice as many potholes than alot of UK roads :eek:
     
  13. stranton

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    thanks for the replys folks :thumb
     
  14. stranton

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    done alot of draining alone, sometimes abit :eek:
     
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