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Report - UMIST / HFLB - May 13

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by Stopford_lad, May 7, 2013.

  1. Stopford_lad

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    UMIST / Hulme Flumes Little Brother - Manc​

    As my last trip to the Medlock was cut short by the missus demanding I get my arse back home
    sharpish.. I decided to arrange to jump back in and have a quick wander, ably assisted by
    Nickindroy, Marsden1002 and TomSherman.

    After a quick pint in the Lass'o'Gowrie we headed down to first of the nights quarry, UMIST.

    Originally reported by Siologen a few years back, this is essentially a split concrete box section
    with relatively few redeeming features, still it was worth a wander.



    looking back towards the infall


    and down towards the outfall


    the concrete twin bores of the outfall


    after running the gauntlet of two angry swans, we arrived at..


    the entrance to Hulme Flume's Little Brother


    HFLB is a Victorian built brick cso with a few nice features


    the first one being, the brickwork



    and the other being penstock P14


    rusted controls, although these don't seem to directly control the penstock


    whats that smell..? mmm, sewer fresh :thumb


    meanwhile in the Medlock, it was going dark and I was staving, so time to gtfo


    but not without one last shot

    Cheers to the usual suspects for a decent little wander, and thanks for looking :thumb

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