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  1. ASwope

    Report - Report - Paualsgrove Radio Station, July 2020

    Hello guys. First time poster here not a massively interesting one but I was passing through the area so thought it was worth a look. Its taken me ages to get this posted as the whole reason I visited this site was to test out some 35mm film which I didn't get developed for while. The...
  2. E

    Report - Stadio Flaminio, Rome, January 2020

    NB: not the best at night photography so sorry for the poor quality At the start of the year I was visiting Rome with some friends to study the architecture of the city and so when we learned of an abandoned Nervi stadium we couldn't pass up the opportunity to check it out. The Stadium...
  3. Doug Judy

    Report - Bramshall Tunnel - Staffordshire. August 2020.

    First post in awhile.. Bromshall Tunnel. The 321yard Bromshall Tunnel although sometimes known as Bramshall Tunnel or Loxley Tunnel due to its close proximity to these respective villages, Opened in 1867 for the North Staffordshire & Uttoxeter Railway, The branch line ran from Stafford (Grand...
  4. m4dd13z666

    Report - The Standedge Tunnels

    Standedge tunnels. The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels through the Pennine Hills at the Standedge crossing between Marsden and Diggle. 3 are Railway Tunnels the other is a Canal Tunnel. The Double Line North Tunnel is still live, as is the Canal Tunnel, The Central (Nicholson) and...
  5. Doug Judy

    Report - Oxendon Tunnels, Northamptonshire. July 2020.

    Oxendon Tunnels Afternoon everyone.. The first Oxendon Tunnel (453yds) was constructed in 1859 officially opened on the 16th February, the single line had to fight its way through the hills of Great Oxendon & Kelmarsh to the south, to the south of Oxendon tunnel a huge cutting was need and...
  6. Doug Judy

    Report - Barnsdale Tunnel - West Yorkshire. July 2020.

    Barnsdale Tunnel - West Yorkshire, July 2020. Situated on the Hull & Barnsley railway, the 1226 yard Barnsdale Tunnel was opened on the 20th July 1885, westbound traffic would emerge from the tunnel and head towards Wrangbrook Jn which was the diverging point for the Wath & Denaby branch lines...
  7. Doug Judy

    Report - Kelmarsh Up & Dn Tunnels, Northamptonshire. July 2020.

    Kelmarsh Up & Dwn Tunnels 520yards. The Kelmarsh Tunnels are situated on the LNWR’s Northampton to Market Harborough line now the Brampton Valley Way multi user path, Originally a single line the “Down” line tunnels were constructed in 1856 - 1859 the single line was forced to penetrate the...
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    Report - Birkenhead Dock Branch Line and Haymarket Tunnel, Wirral- June 2020

    The History: The Birkenhead Dock Branch is a disused railway line which runs for about four and a half miles between the South Junction of Rockferry to around Bidston Dock, as part of the Chester and Birkenhead Railway. Some of the line runs through Haymarket tunnel and there was a level...
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    Report - Lydden Spout Battery & Tunnels, Dover, 2016

    Lydden spout battery was a manmade structure built along the white cliffs of Dover during World War 2. The tunnels underneath formed part of a plotting room and is accessible via an opening in the cliff face. This visit and picutres was back in 2016, but as of July 2020 the site is still...
  10. Slippin_Jimm

    Report - South Foreland, Dover (Deep Shelter + Plotting Room) July 2020

    History of South Foreland South Foreland Battery occupied a key position on the White Cliffs between Dover and the village of St. Margaret's. It was built at the beginning of WW2 and consisted of four 9.2" guns on a large site with many auxiliary buildings. The majority of the surface buildings...
  11. cnhughes0

    Report - Overflow Abandoned Tunnel, May 2020

    Yesterday’s explore and one of the coolest ones to date, the overflow tunnel for the waterworks near the Brecon Mountain Railway. Due to not knowing what the tunnel is actually called and countless hours of researching tunnels and history of welsh tunnels on google, there is not much history...
  12. cnhughes0

    Report - Morlais Tunnel / Morlais Junction / The Miler - March 2020

    A recent adventure - The Morlais Tunnel, also commonly known as Morlais Junction or The Miler. I have walked The Miler previously, when I was around 16 years of age when myself and my friends used it as a shortcut when we were late home - although, it never seemed as eery back then. History...
  13. Doug Judy

    Report - Spinkhill Tunnel 2019/2020

    Spinkhill Tunnel (501yds) History Spinkhill Tunnel 501 yards in length was opened by the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway (later part of the Great Central Railway and subsequently the LNER) on 21 September 1898. It was the only tunnel on its Beighton Branch (occasionally referred...
  14. Doug Judy

    Report - Harecastle South Railway Tunnel - March 2020

    Harecastle South Tunnel - 1,766yds Built in 1848 by James Brindley & Co. Harecastle Tunnel (South) was on the original route of the West Coast Mainline (WCML) built for the North Staffordshire Railway it was one of three railway tunnels in this area with the other two built to the north, the...
  15. Doug Judy

    Report - Haddon Tunnel - Derbyshire - March 2020

    Haddon Tunnel (1,058yds) Midland Railway. Massive Thanks to HughieD for use of his history write up and research on Haddon Tunnel, Really appreciated History - Haddon Tunnel is located in the English county of Derbyshire. It was built by the Midland Railway in 1863 as an extension of its...
  16. Doug Judy

    Report - Ardsley Tunnel - 225yds

    Ardsley Tunnel. The Midland Railway opened a strategically significant connecting line between Cudworth and Stairfoot in September 1899, with the intention of benefiting coal trade. Despite being only 2½ miles long, it was heavily engineered incorporated two substantial viaducts - one of which...
  17. Doug Judy

    Report - East Norton Tunnel (Feb 2020)

    Evening all, Made a visit to East Norton Tunnel, Leicestershire back in February of this year, nice tunnel some interesting things to see and very well hidden from the road and general public... So the History..East Norton tunnel was one of three tunnels built on the new Great Northern and...
  18. Doug Judy

    Report - Mapperley Tunnel (February 2020)

    A fairly in-depth look at Mapperley Tunnel.. A brief history.. At 1,132 yards, the longest of the tunnels in the area by some distance penetrated a ridge to the north-west of Gedling, approached through a cutting 70 feet in depth which was crossed by a brick aqueduct. Mapperley Tunnel’s...
  19. Doug Judy

    Report - Ingarsby Tunnel (March 2020)

    Ingarsby Tunnel - 516yards* March 2020. Ingarsby Tunnel sometimes referred to as Thurnby tunnel or Square Spinney tunnel although I’ve only ever known it as Ingarsby, lies to the east of Leicester. Opened in 1882, and closed in 1964. It has been infilled at the eastern portal, but the western...
  20. Doug Judy

    Report - Ingarsby Tunnel (March 2020)

    Evening All, Ingarsby Tunnel - 516yards* March 2020. Ingarsby Tunnel sometimes referred to as Thurnby tunnel or Square Spinney tunnel although I’ve only ever known it as Ingarsby, lies to the east of Leicester. Opened in 1882, and closed in 1964. It has been infilled at the eastern portal...
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