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Ladybower dam - 'plug holes' overflow.

Here is the Ladybower dam filled and with water gushing down the East overflow.. ['pip'] shows the 'Derwent dam' on the same day,.. surprisingly with low water - probably held low for maintenance work,. but filling fast.
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Jaap van 't Veen said:

Stunning structure; well captured.
4 months ago ( translate )

David G Johnson replied to Jaap van 't Veen:

Cheers;' Jaap,. there are two of these somewhat scary overflows both fully in use.. a you tube video takes a look all the way into the outlets .. // Dj.
4 months ago

TOZ said:

As Jaap said David stunning wouldn't like to go down that hole.
Have a great week.
TOZ
4 months ago

David G Johnson replied to TOZ:

Gotcha thanks Gordon.. I find these things fascinating,. if you want to take a good look around the whole thing,.here's one // Keep well and have a good week yourself,.. // Dj.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSnWsGbDoxE
4 months ago

Nicolas Mertens said:

I always love your photos of this amazing dam. They do it justice.
4 months ago

David G Johnson replied to Nicolas Mertens:

Thanks Nicolas,. yes I have posted previous snaps, including a short movie.. I find these dams - and the building of them fascinating, // Cheers; from Dj.
4 months ago

Jean-louis Thiaudier… said:

Je partage cette fascination!!
4 months ago ( translate )

David G Johnson replied to Jean-louis Thiaudier…:

Thanks Jean-louis,..
4 months ago ( translate )

Keith Burton said:

A fascinating pair of shots David............the "plughole" looks pretty impressive in both, but your main image is the best for me. Beautifully captured!

Thanks for the link you posted in reply to Gordon.........well worth a look!
4 months ago

David G Johnson replied to Keith Burton:

Thanks Keith,. yes that 'Patrick D'..clip is worth a look - I believe he does all the video work alone.. must take some walking back and forth for editing,...// Cheers from Dj.
4 months ago

Pearl said:

Réalisation impressionnante et du meilleur effet photographique.
Bonne soirée David.
4 months ago ( translate )

David G Johnson replied to Pearl:

Thank you,.. Annick,.. and a ''Good evening'' to you - and Best wishes from > David J.
4 months ago

cammino said:

Looks very interesting!
4 months ago ( translate )

David G Johnson replied to cammino:

Gotcha - yes,.. I find these things kinda fascinatingly scary - a few 'You tube' videos' show trespassers'.. going inside - but it's interesting to see.. // Keep well and Cheers'' from Dj
4 months ago

Diana Australis said:

What a difference, and how very fabulous that first shot is, Dj….live it.
Keep well…cheers and best wishes from Down Under
4 months ago