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

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by sqwasher, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. 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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