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Images of Canberra – Danman goes underground

By johnboy - 15 December 2006 32

Continuing Danman’s series of pictures taken over the weekend here’s his descent into the depths…

Anyone going to guess where it was taken?

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Images of Canberra – Danman goes underground
Ari 10:08 am 15 Dec 06

Best to use a brown filter for the Molonglo shots.

Danman 9:58 am 15 Dec 06

Sheperds lookout @ sunset – ill have to look into the molonglo sewerage place – however – not too keen leaving my car unattended out there at that hour – as I have seen many a car torched/vandalised there.

On another note- the ACTEW website tells me that the trunk sewer inlet at Molonglo Sewerage is tall and wide enough to sail a boat in. Bar the smell and biohazard – I woudl reallyt like to have a look at that. Tunnels excite me.

Mr Evil 9:54 am 15 Dec 06

Thumper, have you been out parking lately????

Thumper 9:52 am 15 Dec 06

The Molonglo Sewerage works at night are quite spectacular. You get some excellent shots there.

Danman 9:47 am 15 Dec 06

yea Ill drp by tonight on my way to woden…

PigDog 9:44 am 15 Dec 06

I’m guessing it is the entrance to johnboy’s secret lair.

Thumper 9:42 am 15 Dec 06

Can you get a shot of his writing?

Danman 9:39 am 15 Dec 06

Someone is on the money.

Behind this shot is the stairs from the albert hall side – and some artwork (community artwork I am guessing) on teh wall – before I went down – I was taking photos of Albert Hall, and looked down and saw someone in the tunnel.

Hoping that they had gone by the time I wanted to go down – I just walked down the stairs and there was a homeless guy down there – obviously writing on the wall.

I said hello to him, acknowledging the fact that he was writing on the wall – and that he not stop on my account.

he was rolling a smoke while we chatted – his hands and teeth were really nocotene stained, his face was like dry and cracked leather. He mumbled something about rich people (there was a function @ Hyatt). I wanted him to pose in front of the wall but I did not want to scare or intimidate him. I turned my back to him to frame my shot (signifying total trust) and when i turned back him and his bike were gone.

When I was leaving – I took about 5 minutes to read what he was writing on the wall and let me tell you – there was lots and lots. All poetic socio/political observations from his point of view.

Pretty sad – I wanted to give him some money – but I always think am I condescending them in doing so.

Damn you Christmas cheer – making me sad!!

Thumper 9:39 am 15 Dec 06

Where’s Maxwell Smart?

VYBerlinaV8 9:36 am 15 Dec 06

There are places in Canberra that look like this, but I am fairly sure this is not one of the ‘real’ ones, as posting such a pic on a website could get you into a fair bit of trouble.

Ari 9:33 am 15 Dec 06

Interesting that the likes of Aidan Bruford haven’t successfully daubed it.

The NCA must keep on top of graffiti better than the ACT Govt.

johnboy 9:28 am 15 Dec 06

That was my guess as well.

Only It’s Commonwealth Avenue by then.

seepi 9:21 am 15 Dec 06

Northbourne Ave underpass near Albert Hall?

Ralph 9:19 am 15 Dec 06

Wherever it is it looks creepy.

Danman 9:19 am 15 Dec 06

I am guessing you know JB ?

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