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Inchindown Fuel Storage Caverns
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Inchindown Fuel Storage Caverns

The caverns have two access tunnels, this being the 'east' tunnel. Note the different size of the tunnel entrance compared with that of the 'west' access tunnel (see picture #395).
Picture added on 08 September 2004
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Inchindown Underground Fuel Storage Facility
For anyone with a deep interest in Inchindown - I only discovered it myself today - may I recommend that they type in Inchindown on Google, and Search. This will take them to an extremely interesting and informative series of articles on Inchindown. These were put together by Mike Ross, who has done an excellent job. Incidentally, the web page is headed "Inchindown Fuel Bunker" and is part of a much larger Subterranea Britanica website. For anyone with an interest in Cold War history in particular, this was a fascinating site. This site deals with "The study and investigation of all man made and man used underground places". I was particularly fascinated to click on East Germany, and be taken on a journey through various underground bunker sites of the Stasi (East German Secret Police) and the NVA (East German Army). The photographic content is superb and gives an excellent insight into what went on during the Cold War, as seen from the "other side". Having served in a British bunker close to the East German border myself, during National Service, it was all fascinating stuff.
Added by Don A Munro, Brisbane, Australia on 01 October 2005
The Mike Ross Inchindown report is excellent, however is not part of Subterranea Britannica http://www.subbrit.org.uk/, and is hosted on his own web site at http://www.corestore.org/Inchindown.htm which is modelled on Sub Brit's style.

Unfortunately, he's never edited the Subterannea Britannica title from the copied style sheet, so his pages appear with that title, although his own pages are titled Subterranea Scotia.

Great detail in the report, worth clicking into the details it has.
Added by Alex Harvey on 14 August 2006
My father was one of the tunnel tigers, he came back home safe after WW1 he worked at tunnel, then went off to WW2 but was sent home halfway through, silicosis tuberculosis.
It was proved that due to tunnel work, it killed him, sad that he fought in two world wars, but was killed by peace time work.
Added by Tommy Macallister on 20 September 2015
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