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Floods flash through Forgemasters

05 July 2007

Photographs of the huge floods at Sheffield Forgemasters

The Road and roundabout under water! Photograph showign the level of water at the main entrance to sheffiled Forgemasters, cutting off the exit from the site. The flower beds are floating away.

Inside the Melting Shop – the Pitts are flooded completely. After the water level has dropped – the oil and sludge  left behind photograph showing the height of the water at the main entrance to Sheffield Forgemasters

Part of the Machine Shop showing the sludge and dirt left behind after the water level had dropped. Pattern floating down Brightside Lane

From left to right, top to bottom:

  1. The road and roundabout under water!
  2. Photograph showing the level of water at the main entrance to Sheffield Forgemasters, cutting off the exit from the site. The flower beds are floating away.
  3. Inside the melt shop – the casting pits are flooded completely.
  4. After the water level has dropped – the oil and sludge left behind.
  5. Photograph showing the 'tidemark' at the main entrance to Sheffield Forgemasters.
  6. Part of the machine shop showing the sludge and dirt left behind after the water level had dropped.
  7. Wooden casting pattern floating down Brightside Lane.