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Report - Car Brook, Sheffield - January 2012



Kaplan

Procrastinator
28DL Full Member
#1
I don't think this has been covered before, please correct me if anyone knows otherwise!

We'll start from the furtherst point downstream I got and work back up (until cba set in), shall we?

This screen marks the downstream end of our tour:

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It twists and turns behind houses, dipping under a couple of tunnely bridgey things...

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...before heading through a railway embankment:

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Once out the other side, you're faced with a 3 and a half foot stoop:

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Fortunately it doesn't last long (quickly becomes 4 foot...), and turns a sharp corner:

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I could hear rushing water up ahead, so prepared myself for epicness. Turns out it was shit. Literally.
The brickwork gives way to concrete and a slight increase in headroom.

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It then appears to split, the sound of the water coming very loudly from the right hand tunnel (sorry, 18mm was just not wide enough to get it all in shot!!).

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The right hand path lead to this:

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I'm sure all you serious Drain0rz will be able to tell me what this is, I have no idea. There were winch controls and all kinds of stuff that threatened to 'start without warning'.
However, there were no prizes for guessing what this was:

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Heading back to the junction and continuing upstream, an opportunity to twat about with my Xmas lights was taken:

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And back out to fresh air:

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There may be more to explore both upstream of this point and downstream of the screen but that will be for another day :thumb

Few more on my Photobuttkiss, if you care to look.
 

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