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Report - Thorpe Marsh Power Station - Doncaster - July 2011

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by The Amateur Wanderer, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. The Amateur Wanderer

    The Amateur Wanderer 28DL Regular User
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    Thorpe Marsh Power Station

    Evening,

    Another one from my massive backlog of sites, just uploading them as and when I get to sorting the images...

    Anyway I hope this brings back some memories and stories for the guy's who dis this, and to those who didn't I hope you enjoy the images anyway!

    A little site history

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    A scan from my uncle's collection, early 70's late 60's he reckons...

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    2011...

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    'Daleks' used for automatically unloading MGR Coal trains.

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    I know it's an old one, but I never got around to sharing first time round, hope you all enjoyed the pics anyway! Cooling Towers are always attractive, or do I just think that living between Drax and Eggborough!? ;)
     

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  2. Mr Beady

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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    That scanned black and white picture is ace, love seeing stuff like that. Also Thorpe marsh was pretty bostin
     
  3. Idle Hands

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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    Spent many a happy hour here... I miss it.

    Nice to see it again, cheers :thumb
     
  4. The Amateur Wanderer

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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    Cheers guys!

    I miss it too, was a nice easy local one for me!
     
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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    Loved this place.
     
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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    Lovely shots! Reminds me of when I went for a wander there one summer Sunday afternoon, didn't see a soul for hours. Great stuff.
     
  7. stonemonkey

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    Re: Thorpe Marsh Power Stion - Doncaster - July 2011

    that looks really good, nice pics too. thanks for shareing.
     
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