Cyburbia - urban planning community en-us Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:26:28 -0400 PhotoPost Pro 7.0 60 Santa Marķa Tower <a href=""><img title="P1010053.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010053.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Santa Marķa Tower is an office building similar to the WTC, except that it's only like 30 floors, built around the late 70's, survived a fire in the 80's. SkeLeton Sun, 18 Mar 2007 21:17:41 -0400 Sheraton Hotel and Santa Marķa Tower <a href=""><img title="P1010030.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010030.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Santiago's Sheraton Hotel and San Cristobal Tower(front). On the back Santa Marķa Tower.<br /><br />2 comments SkeLeton Sun, 18 Mar 2007 21:17:40 -0400 Sewell's elevators <a href=""><img title="P1010074.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010074.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: These elevators were used only in the industrial sector to move heavy loads. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:43:41 -0500 Sewell's Main Staircase <a href=""><img title="P1010073.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010073.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: It's all uphill from here.. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:43:39 -0500 Sewell's Main courtyard <a href=""><img title="P1010072.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010072.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Of course, near the train station. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:43 -0500 Sewell's Train Yard <a href=""><img title="P1010071.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010071.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This used to be the train station and train yard, and of course, the main access point to Sewell, but that has been dismantled SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:41 -0500 Sewell's many stairs <a href=""><img title="P1010070.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010070.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:39 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010068.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010068.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: That architecture type is clearly not chilean... SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:37 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010067.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010067.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: One of the few Courtyards SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:36 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010066.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010066.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Closer look to the miners' dorms, they had common bathrooms, and the building itself will be undergoing maintenance soon. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:33 -0500 Sewell's Mine entrance and industrial sector <a href=""><img title="P1010065.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010065.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The end of the tourist route, since that part is still active and in production. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:31 -0500 Sewell's stairs <a href=""><img title="P1010064.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010064.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is close to the top, and to the entrance to the mine. All of the buildings are miners' dormitories. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:29 -0500 Old and New <a href=""><img title="P1010063.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010063.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: On the left, the newest building, built in the 70's, on the right, the traditional Sewell building from the 20's. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:28 -0500 Sewell's Bowling Club <a href=""><img title="P1010060.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010060.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This was one of the few parts that wasn't segregated, both Americans and Chileans played bowling here. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:40:26 -0500 Sewell's industrial sector <a href=""><img title="P1010059.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010059.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Looks like a regular mountain, but it's actually closer to a swiss cheese. El Teniente is under there. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:46 -0500 Sewell's industrial sector <a href=""><img title="P1010058.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010058.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Parts of it are still functioning today. On the other side of the creek there was a small part of Sewell, that was demolished. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:45 -0500 Sewell's Church <a href=""><img title="P1010057.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010057.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: You can't have a town if you don't have a church. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:43 -0500 Sewell's Museum <a href=""><img title="P1010045.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010045.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This used to be one of the 3 schools that existed in Sewell. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:42 -0500 Sewell, the city of stairs <a href=""><img title="P1010043.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010043.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: No cars, just your feet and stairs. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:40 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010042.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010042.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Bowling Room and Market. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:38 -0500 Pool's Boiler Room <a href=""><img title="P1010041.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010041.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The americans surely didn't want to swim in cold water... SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:36 -0500 The pool of the American Social Club <a href=""><img title="P1010040.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010040.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is where Americans went for a swim. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:34 -0500 Sewell - American Socal Club <a href=""><img title="P1010039.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010039.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Inside the American Social Club. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:32 -0500 Sewell's Hospital <a href=""><img title="P1010037.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010037.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:28:30 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010036.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010036.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Dormitories for the middle class SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:48 -0500 Sewell - Mineral Tube Bridge <a href=""><img title="P1010035.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010035.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: All the extracted mineral goes through there to Caletones and other processing plants. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:46 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010034.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010034.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: A metereological station. In the background, the only concrete building from the old days of Sewell SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:44 -0500 Sewell - Ruins <a href=""><img title="P1010033.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010033.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This town was going to be torn down, and many buildings were, that used to be the American side of Sewell. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:43 -0500 Sewell - American's Social Club <a href=""><img title="P1010032.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010032.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: In the early 20th century, Sewell was a copper mine owned by Americans, this building was the Social club for the American residents. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:41 -0500 Sewell <a href=""><img title="P1010031.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010031.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The road to Sewell, with it's small creek. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:39 -0500 Caletones <a href=""><img title="P1010054.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010054.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This plant does all the procesing of the copper extracted from El Teniente. The gasses from it's chimneys forced the abandonment of Sewell. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:37 -0500 El Teniente Copper Mine <a href=""><img title="P1010029.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010029.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: One of the many tunnels... SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:35 -0500 El Teniente Copper Mine <a href=""><img title="P1010022.jpg" border="0" src="" alt="P1010022.jpg" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Minerals inside the crystal cave. SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:33 -0500 El Teniente Copper Mine <a href=""><img title="P1010021.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="P1010021.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is a crystal cave inside the mine, the huge crystal on the photo is actually transparent, but it is shown with a green blue-ish lighting...<br /><br />1 comment SkeLeton Sun, 26 Feb 2006 14:15:31 -0500 Pedro de Valdivia hotel, during its demolition <a href=""><img title="1192P1160053.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160053.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This 50 year old ugly concrete box is being demolished, so to build a new and better 5 star hotel with more rooms that it's predecesor, and with a casino and mall. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:25 -0500 Paseo Libertad <a href=""><img title="1192P1160052.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160052.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This pedestrian street was completed this year, and it's name: Liberty street, is due to the fact that the patriot forces came into the city through that same street to liberate the city from the spaniards in 1820. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:22 -0500 Renovation of a historical building <a href=""><img title="1192P1160051.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160051.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The building itself is from the late 1800's early 1900's, and is now bein renovated to be used as office and lab space for the Scientific Studies Center of Valdivia.(CECS) SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:18 -0500 View of Downtown from the riverside <a href=""><img title="1192P1160050.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160050.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Left: Valdivia City Hall Center: Valdivia's Cathedral Right: Municipal Market Foreground Right: abandoned building of a former gas station that served cars and boats; that was taken out this year after the concession expired. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:15 -0500 Riverside market <a href=""><img title="1192P1160049.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160049.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Local fishermen and agriculturists sell their goods here, though this photo was taken around 9 am on a Sunday so there are not many people around. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:08 -0500 Another view of the Collico steam boat <a href=""><img title="1192P1160048.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160048.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:05 -0500 Collico Steamboat <a href=""><img title="1192P1160047.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160047.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is an early 20th century steam boat, that used to be a tugger, now it's used solely for turistic puposes, as it has been fixed up for that. It runs on lumber instead of coal. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:02 -0500 Boat and Kayak rentals <a href=""><img title="1192P1160046.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160046.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: These semi rafts are set up for the summer so tourists can rent kayaks and boats to have fun and explore Valdivia's river system. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:55:58 -0500 Modern Arts Museum <a href=""><img title="1192P1160056.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160056.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: View from the Pedro de Valdivia Bridge. This museum is built in the ruins of an old brewery that was destroyed in the 1960 quake. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:04:02 -0500 Firehouse underconstruction <a href=""><img title="1192P1160059.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160059.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is the newest firehouse of the german firehouse station, built in the isla teja (that before didn't have any fire stations; until now it's half way done, and when finished i'll have a small restaurant to help raise money for the volunteer firefighters. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:54 -0500 Proschelle Houses <a href=""><img title="1192P1160058.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160058.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Historical monuments, the one in the left has been empty for years, and the one in the right (slightly hidden by trees) there was a school until last year. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:48 -0500 Another view of the Valdivia River <a href=""><img title="1192P1160057.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160057.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: In the background, the port of Las Mulatas, on the left the riverside market, and on the right hidden behid trees, the historical museum SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:43 -0500 Collico steamboat and floating restaurant <a href=""><img title="1192P11600541.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P11600541.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The floating restaurant is called Camino de Luna, because of a folk song of the calle Calle river, named like that. In the background (on the left) is one of the most famous rowing clubs in Valdivia (Phoenix Club) and on the right is the University. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:35 -0500 View of the Valdivia river <a href=""><img title="1192P1160055.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160055.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Taken from the Pedro de Valdivia Bridge SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:21 -0500 Old and new <a href=""><img title="1192P1160045.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160045.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Old parking boxes in the front, new buildings in the background. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:58 -0500 Poor taste in design <a href=""><img title="1192P1160044.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160044.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is a soon to be finished hostel. IMHO, poor taste in design that ruins the view of the riverside walk and park. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:54 -0500