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Report - Torpedo Testing Station, Loch Long, April 2008



BenCooper

Mr Boombastic
Regular User
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Loch Long's Torpedo Testing Station is now almost 100 years old - it was completed in 1912, just in time for WW1. Embarrassingly, a German spy was found here in 1915, and the station finally closed in the 1980s.

This first picture is from 2005, showing how it looked then - unfortunately it was set on fire and one of the buildings has since been demolished.

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It's still an impressive structure, though.

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Cradles were used to move the torpedos on tracks.

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Fire damage is obvious further on.

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The outside walkway has a beautiful view over Arrochar.

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Quite a lot of the roof has gone.

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The observation gallery is now sadly destroyed by fire.

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The worker's housing is still standing.

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Lots more pictures in my Flickr set...
 

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