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Report - - YCL S Shed, Kirstall Rd, LEEDS 16/02/2008 | Industrial Sites | 28DaysLater.co.uk

Report - YCL S Shed, Kirstall Rd, LEEDS 16/02/2008



sqwasher

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First full member report so i hope this is up to standard!? Visited on a wonderfully sunny morning so i had some help with the lighting! I know it's been done before but wanted to share my pics with you all...enjoy.

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The Kirkstall Rd site in the late 1940's.

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Bottom of the mixers/driers-these are VERY photogenic!

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A different set of above.

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Chemical storage tanks.

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More mixers/driers bottoms including a cone shaped one.....

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an unusual view of the cone shape from the above pic.

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Storage tank (water?) on the roof.

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Pulley on lift mechanism.

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View over Leeds including the 'Plaza Tower' building under construction.

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View towards Holbeck Viaduct.

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Top of Mixers/driers. There's lots of RSJ's in here!

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Another view of above in same area as.....

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I don't think anyone takes any notice of this anymore sadly!

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Niro Atomiser Control Panel, used for drying dye into a fine powder. The LED's look like they're lit!

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More mixers/driers. All around is the devastation of thieves!

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A darker pic of this floor.

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The Bailey Bridge over the River Aire to where the warehouses used to be....

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this was to link the Kirkstall Rd factory with the newly acquired Montague's Field across the River Aire. Taken early 1960's.

I know these are not everyone's cup of tea (i like them) but here they are anyway:

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Thanks for looking! :thumb
 

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