Web
Analytics
Report - - Scottish Scrapyard | Other Sites | 28DaysLater.co.uk
  • Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections, plus Private & Local Groups and a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. However, creating an account allows you to search, post replies, start new threads, use bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems. Also, it removes some ads.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Scottish Scrapyard

escortmad79

28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
#1
I don't want to name this yard (& if you know it please don't name it!) as it's a live site & there's something I want out of it! :lol:

I stumbled across this place completely by accident a few weeks ago whilst looking for pictures of steam engines online!

Having found a picture of 2 derelict National Coal Board railway locos in a scrapyard I did a bit of digging & found that it was close & had not 2 but 4 locos in the yard so decided to go & scope it out!:lol::lol:

DSC03857.jpg

This is what first attracted me to the yard, 2 Andrew Barclay Railway locos (There were 2 trainspotters in the yard taking pictures as I pulled up!)

I got out of my car & took the above shot from outside & then drove back up to the yads main enterance, locked my car & walked into the yard.
I walked in & there was an old fella picking up small bits of metal so approached him & asked him about the trains around the back, he asked me what I wanted to know about them so inquired whether they would be available for sale! (I know a fair amount of engine owners & dealers so thought they could be rescued & restored), I told him that I am a member of a preservation group back in Devon but my main interest was in road going steam rather than railways (which is true) so he asked me to follow him as he had a steam fire engine in one of the sheds.

I followed him into the shed & the first thing I noticed was this:
DSC03867.jpg

"That's been hanging there for 20 years!" He told me as we made our way to the back of the shed

Roller1.jpg

There were 2 petrol driven rollers in there, that Barford & a smaller Aveling & Barford, a couple of horse carts, 2 Massey Ferguson tractors, a David Brown tractor & the steam driven fire engine:

ShandMason1.jpg

DSC03864-1.jpg


In front of the steam fire engine was an old petrol fire engine under cover & in front of that leading back towards the door were 5 old cars covered up, a 1920s Rolls Royce Coupe, 2 Morris Minors, a Bullnose Morris & a Morris 8, hanging from the rafters the other side was anotherold cars body shell!

I asked him whether I could go & see the trains & he pointed out which way to go so I thanked him for showing me inside the shed & walked around the corner where there was a feast of stuff:

A Lister D stationary engine & a sidevalve engine with a cracked head!
DSC03910.jpg

Another stationary engine & an ex War Department Ford V8 Flathead engine:
DSC03868.jpg

There were 2 of these side by side:
DSC03869.jpg

The twisted remains of a Moggy Van!
DSC03872.jpg

A third Massey Ferguson:
DSC03870.jpg

Another stationary engine & 25 pounder ex WW2 gun!!
DSC03871.jpg

A little further up was this old crane losing its battle against the undergrowth!!
DSC03873.jpg

Walking up around the back I walked past this big derelict shed:
DSC03874.jpg

DSC03909.jpg

Next to the shed were these:
DSC03908.jpg

DSC03907.jpg

DSC03906.jpg

Old Merryweather Fire Pump
DSC03905.jpg

Stumbled across a pair of Robots in disguise: :lol:
DSC03904.jpg


I'll add the rest of the pics later when this goes "live" as there's too many to post in one go
 

escortmad79

28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
#2
Re: Scottish Scrapyard (Pic Heavy!!!)

Finally I came across the items which had first attracted me to the yard.

As I approached the 2 trainspotters were still there, one of them greeted me before they both shuffled off :lol:

Upon close inspection I discovered them to be in very poor condition having laid out in the open unprotected for the best part of 30-40 years!

DSC03876.jpg

DSC03889.jpg

DSC03890.jpg

Feint but readible livery
DSC03892.jpg

DSC03887.jpg

DSC03896.jpg

DSC03888.jpg

DSC03882.jpg

DSC03898.jpg

Looking into the smokebox of one of the locos:
DSC03899.jpg

Footplate shots:
DSC03897.jpg

DSC03883.jpg

DSC03878.jpg

DSC03894.jpg

Trainspotter:
DSC03859.jpg


& finally an obligatory peeling paint shot: :mrgreen:
DSC03886.jpg
 

Similar threads