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Explore #215: ‘Lady in Red’ Control Room, France – August 2017

Explore #7 of the ‘Greased Otters Tour’ Please excuse the cringeworthy Urbex codename, not of my doing… History This control room is all that now remains of a former gas and oil-fired power plant, built in the early 2000s to power a paper mill next door. The mill once boasted a production output of 330,00 tonnes of paper per annum, employing almost 350 staff. Production declined during the 2010s, and after failing to sell the site it was closed down…

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Chateau VP drone from above from the air mavic pro castle Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Belgium Access 2017 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Bonus post: Chateau VP (by drone only), Belgium – August 2017

Day Three of ‘The Greased Otters Tour’. After our visit to Usine Skeleton, we made a quick stopover to stroll around the grounds of this beautiful old castle. I finally had time and opportunity to give my drone a fly, so thought I’d share a handful of the shots with you. History The first castle was built on this site in the twelfth century, or perhaps even earlier. It was destroyed during an uprising in the 1450s, and not rebuilt…

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Explore #214: Usine Skeleton aka la farandole des morts, Belgium – August 2017

Explore #6 of ‘The Greased Otters Tour’. Time for something a little different, but hopefully still visually interesting… History This site was a printing and publishing company, originally run in a nearby city from the end of the 19th century, but relocated and expanded at this location behind the family’s home in 1935. Over time the focus of the business moved from postcards and photographs to more commercial printing, such as labels. Between 1948 and 1976 ownership passed into the…

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