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Meanwood Road Disposal Yard (Destructor)

Meanwood Road Disposal Yard (Destructor)
1910 Image shows the 240 foot chimney of the Leeds Corporation destructor. Although the incinerator chimney has since been demolished, a disposal and now recycling plant still stands here.

User Comments:

jack mitchell

I travelled up and down pit shafts up to 1500 feet deep & that was shallow compared to some pits,5 days a week for years. You wouldn't have got me a quarter up this chimney. The men that built this thing, can't have had any nerves. 2-Nov-07.



J.S Baldwin

According to the socialogical novel 'The History of Button Hill' 1929, the chimney was the highest in West Yorkshire and the forth tallest in the UK.




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