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Explore #204: ‘Steampunk Commander’ powerplant, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #3 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Crossing over into Belgium on Day One of our industrial-focussed exploring weekend, we made a quick stopover to see this picturesque little control room. Please excuse the uber-naff Urbex ‘codename’ for the location – nothing to do with me! History I’ve not been able to find any details directly, but according to other reports this was once a ‘turbo-jet’ powered plant. Its purpose was to enable very quick electricity generation to meet spikes…

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Explore #202: Centrale de Schneider power plant, France – May 2017

Explore #1 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ After months of neglecting my editing and posting duties I’m finally coming out of hibernation to try and clear some of my backlog of photos from last year… In May 2017 I enjoyed a great long weekend exploring France and Belgium with Jeremy, Tim and Mark (plus a couple of suprise guests, as will be revealed in a future post). The weather was sweltering, and our focus was mainly on grimy industrial locations…

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Explore #159: Power Plant Puits Simon II (PS II), France – February 2016

Explore #6 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ The final morning of our long weekender saw us hop yet another border, this time into France to explore the decaying remains of a power plant for a large coal mine with a past tinged by tragedy… History Siège Simon was one of the largest coalmines in the Lorraine region of France, with five mine shafts. Coal deposits were first identified in the region by geological surveys between 1817 and 1849,…

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