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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Next stop - Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Today, you can see the victorian answer to how to get the effluent out of London.
This old pump is just outside the old pump house, and next to the new pump house, here and serves as a canvas for the less artistic grafitti merchants. The DG got there first, as ever, and has the background to them. This shot has both buildings in frame.

I suspect that when it was first used, the effluent was dumped untreated into the Thames.

posted by Ham at 08:14 -- Comments here: 2

Comments on "Next stop - Abbey Mills Pumping Station"


Blogger Anna said ... (18:25) : 

Très surprenante cette chose !


Blogger The G Manifesto said ... (21:55) : 

very cool picture. Graffiti does add alot to it.


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