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Green Control Room Amazing fantastic retro vintage old Kraftwerk V Urbex Powerplant Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location Deutschland

Explore #162: Kraftwerk V – May 2016

Explore #2 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ After our permission visit of Kraftwerk Plessa it was time to get down to some ‘proper’ exploring at another huge decaying powerplant with an equally impressive control room… History This large coal-fired powerplant was built in the 1930s, and expanded substantially after the Second World War to help meet East Germany’s growing energy needs. As with many other such plants it closed down in the 1990s. Today it sits empty, partially stripped…

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Kessel Boiler Controls Kraftwerk Plessa Urbex Powerplant Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location

Explore #161: Kraftwerk Plessa Powerplant (permission visit) – May 2016

Explore #1 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ In May I embarked on an epic week-long roadtrip through Eastern Germany and Poland in the great company of my usual exploring buddy James, his girlfriend Jade, and Dan of Mr Dan Explores fame. After catching a 6am flight out of Stansted to Berlin, first stop on day one was this permission visit to a former coal-fired power station with a beautiful retro control room… History (rewritten from wiki) Built in 1927,…

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Explore #84: Powerplant Gigawatt, aka XL aka The Cloud Factory, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #6 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour After racking up 5 successful explores on day one of the trip the beers that night hit us hard – with the lack of sleep on top we were all pretty merry after about 3 of the premium local beers! So much so that Dan decided that it would be hilarious if he slept al fresco on our balcony that night… …although after much childish giggling and taking of photos we did…

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