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Ladybower dam.. the West overflow... 'Plughole'

Ladybower dam.. the West overflow... 'Plughole'
Recent heavy rains have ensured that reservoirs are full to overflowing.. here at 'Ladybower' near Sheffield two overflows were built instead of a retaining dam wall. The water plummets 20 metres down these shafts and along smooth concrete lined tunnels big enough to drive a bus through...and into the river Derwent below.

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6 comments - The latest ones
 Colin Ashcroft
Colin Ashcroft club
West is best with that Bamford Edge background. Super shots David
20 months ago.
David G Johnson club
has replied to Colin Ashcroft club
Thanks a lot Colin....... that is the edge we have yet to walk... we'll have to wait and see how the weather goes... maybe a crisp winters' day... or next Spring.
Keep well... and Cheers from ... Dj.
20 months ago.
 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
Spot on Dave. Beautiful scene that seems to be pulling me into that maelstrom plughole. Very well done my friend.

Regards, Herb
20 months ago.
David G Johnson club
has replied to Herb Riddle club
Thank you Herb'... I may shoot out there again real soon.. following even further rains.
Cheers from ... Dave..
20 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
Een super Draaikolk DJ!
20 months ago.
David G Johnson club
has replied to Fred Fouarge club
It does appear that way.. Fred.. yes.... We also plan on walking along the cliff edge seen in the background shortly..
Greetings.. and good wishes from... David J'
20 months ago.

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