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Report (Permission Visit) Inchindown Fuel Oil Tanks, August 2020


scrappy

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Permission visit to the 237m long Inchindown tanks, there is 6 tanks but only 5 are 237 meters long. Hidden in the hill at about 400th in depth from the Nazis for WW2. New underground tanks was made instead of using the 45 WW1 tanks as bombers advanced enough to make them an easy target. They was used to store fuel oil safe from the German bombers and was last used to fuel some of the ships for the Falklands war in 1982. Since then they have been left empty and it now holds the record for the longest echo in the world.

It was quiet an experience to hear the echo inside the tank. The mark on the ceiling running the length of the tank is where they filled the 12m high tank to with fuel oil which I'm told is one grade under crude oil.

Made this a stop on our(@Jonesey and I) Scotland staycation and it was well worth the drive up there.









Access to the tank, yes you sit on a trolley and go through the pipe.




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Calamity Jane

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Nice shots there. Curious place. That last shot is great. The suit is needed I bet. How long are you in the holes to get into the pipe?
 

Voltan

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Permission visit to the 237m long Inchindown tanks, there is 6 tanks but only 5 are 237 meters long. Hidden in the hill at about 400th in depth from the Nazis for WW2. New underground tanks was made instead of using the 45 WW1 tanks as bombers advanced enough to make them an easy target. They was used to store fuel oil safe from the German bombers and was last used to fuel some of the ships for the Falklands war in 1982. Since then they have been left empty and it now holds the record for the longest echo in the world.

It was quiet an experience to hear the echo inside the tank. The mark on the ceiling running the length of the tank is where they filled the 12m high tank to with fuel oil which I'm told is one grade under crude oil.

Made this a stop on our(@Jonesey and I) Scotland staycation and it was well worth the drive up there.









Access to the tank, yes you sit on a trolley and go through the pipe.




<a data-flickr-embed="true" href=" https://flic.kr/p/2jPZ1k1 " title="Inchindown fuel oil tanks"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/50426112166_2ec27cbcc4_b.jpg" width="576" height="1024" alt="Inchindown fuel oil tanks"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
this was on abandoned engineering the other night, the tunnel is the equivalent size of a cathederal
 

KPUrban_

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Awesome stuff that. Would love to pay a visit there.
 

scrappy

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Nice one. I hadn't heard of this place until recently when I saw a film some guys have made about going in and using it as a darkroom to develop a film shot they take of it.
Yes the guys showing us around down there told us about that. even told us mark ronson was down there before lockdown recording sounds and the echos.
 

chills

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Seen a couple of your photos on your personal, but seeing the others parts adds a little more, nicely done buddy!
 

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