A colourful way to shorten your life-expectancy. The paranoid can consult this calculator before entering. Old Gunnislake Copper Mine, Cornwall “And you won’t make a dime On this gray Granite Mountain Mine Of dirt you’re made and to dirt you … Continue reading
but it was hard to suppress a giggle or two as we entered this sublimely preserved slice of industrial history. Spinning Mules at Mill S. Thanks to Clebby for supplying the beta on this one
The Excelsior Tunnel began life as a drainage and prospect adit to serve Kit Hill Mine. Later, the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment used the tunnel as part of Operation Orpheus, a project to investigate the possibility of camouflaging the seismic signature from nuclear test … Continue reading
Detail from a Civil Defence bunker – objects as found, probably now removed.
Cann Tunnel, Plymouth. Win courtesy of Dangerous Dave. Cann Tunnel is a former rail tunnel, converted to a deep shelter for workers at Devonport Dockyard and later used by the Navy for storing depth charges.
Hams Hall control room. A fisheye image that’s been undistorted a bit. Here’s the full spherical VR panorama version. I first visited Hams Hall during a full-on storm, and even though I had come “prepared” it turned out that I was … Continue reading
The trip to Wales had been marred by an incident involving a group of metal thieves and the security guard at Cwm Coke. Talgarth was a consolation.
A trip along the Markeaton Interceptor storm drain, dubbed “Captain Birds Eye’s Flo Selecta” by the original explorers. It had been a long time since I last explored a Derby drain (1984 to be exact!).
From the now demolished wards at Langdon hospital, Devon’s medium secure unit. The dentists chair was the reward after several members of the party had disappeared through the floor in the adjacent room.