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Gwynn Falls Run Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

| Gwynn’s Run Culvert | Gywnn’s Falls Run Tunnel | Buried / Covered Gwynn’s Falls Run | Tucked away and forgotten in a wooded area of a park, lies a unique and quite rare tunnel outfall / culvert. With a build date of 1829, this structure is listed in the Maryland Historical Trust Archives. This tunnel system was yet again …

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CSO / SSO #72 | Widowmaker’s Purge |

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Behold the infamous “SSO #72”, the systems most loathesome of all purge points. It’s the sewers and residents of the city’s North East corridor, second chance and hope, during times of heavy precipitation. It was cutting edge at its time and for the time being still serves its purpose well. It sits approximately 200 meters deep inside of the Jenkins …

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M.J.MM Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Drains McMechen respectively, including Mosher and John. Was relieved by Druid Hill/ North Avenue Intercepter. It varies in size from an arched culvert 12 feet wide and 15 feet high to a circle 4 feet 6 inches in diameter. Drains out the Rutters Run Lateral. An old, forgotten, buried yet ever present stream. Extensive system with 2 significant junction chambers. …

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North Avenue and Druid Hill Avenue Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

West side Storm Sewer Interceptor Large interceptor storm sewer drain system built to drain out an area that was known to have many small streams and springs. A 2 fold problem existed, the old Druid Hill Avenue storm sewer was of insufficient capacity and the old McMechen Street Drain was already at over capacity. 2.1 meter (7 ft) oval , …

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Jenkins Run Drain

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Jenkins Run Stream is an old practically forgotten underground urban stream, covered over and buried in culvert, over a period of 30 years. Now Jenkins Run Storm sewer is responsible for draining Jenkins Run Stream, Carter Alley Stream and a large impermeable area, with many small lateral drains. A a remarkable interceptor, with a robust history that is not even …

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Princess Drain

In Adventure, Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K0 Comments

The Princess Drain featuring a brick laden flume chamber. So low key and easy to access, with curbside parking and a 3 meter hike. Even a princess wearing high heels, while taking a selfie could access. Hence the name Princess Drain. It even has slots built into the walls, to place your lamps for exposure shots.It is a sizable storm …

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Elbs Aperture

In Adventure, Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Early June, 2016 This find is truly an example of spontaneous Underground Urban Exploration at its finest. No more then 48 hours after everyone left out for the summer, I had a serious urge to get out exploring and grab some footage via my GoPro Hero+ and Canon T3i while doing it. I had woken up late in the day, …

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Hendrick’s Folly : Old Guilford Avenue Diversion Tunnel

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After leaving the Goliath Chamber : Junction Chamber II , the explorer enters into an ancient like vestibule, only seen by few.  A passage into another outset, a unseen threshold of buried time . It is as symbolic as it is literal. Because at this point of the journey, you have crossed into the original, old Guilford Avenue Diversion Tunnel. Upon entering Hendricks …