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Chimney of an old abandoned brickyard (#1)
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Here is a view of the first chimney of the old abandoned brickyard Dupont-Delecourt in Sin-le-Noble. This chimney (which lean a little) is 28 meters high and 2.50 meters in diameter. The site is completely abandoned and the buildings are in ruins, nature having reasserted itself. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of rubbish there. For some, the site also serves as a playground for parts of paintball, one can find traces of impacts almost everywhere on walls. The shot was taken in july 2011, in the evening. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

More information : http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/Locales/Douai/actualite/Secteur_Douai/2011/04/13/article_la-briqueterie-dupont-delecourt-des-ruin.shtml

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Uploaded: 26/07/2011
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Tags: plant; factory; abandoned; disused; brickyard; brickworks; bricks; ruins; kiln; oven; furnace; chimney; vegetation; nature; filth; rubbish dump; urbex; raquet; sin-le-noble; france; hdr; enfuse
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