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Old 19 July 2010, 17:51   #11
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the barrel type thing was probably used for boiling animal feed, there are still some in old buildings around here, i have a cast iron one in the garden that contains tulips
'fraid not, it's about 4' across and there's no fuel on the island. Also, at 80 acres total, I doubt they had much livestock..., coupla coos and a wee pig maybe.

I think it's post abandonment, so either Lights related or well dodge...
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Old 19 July 2010, 20:19   #12
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Any guesses what a huge riveted barrel* (still holds water) in the ruined house might have been employed for? Hint, lots of pipes and tarps still lying close by...






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Shabeening..?
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Old 20 July 2010, 04:47   #13
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steel or iron aint good for distilling, if its not a feed boiler it could be to collect water that runs off the hillside
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