Cyburbia - urban planning community en-us Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:35:46 -0400 PhotoPost Pro 7.0 60 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 Sunset in Viña del Mar <a href=""><img title="1192Vi_a_del_Mar-1.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Vi_a_del_Mar-1.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is the seaside boulevard; in the background, the Wulff casttle. May I add that Viña del Mar is like the Chilean Miami.... :-p SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 23:26:13 -0400 Pucón <a href=""><img title="1192Pucon1.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Pucon1.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is a small town called Pucón, that's right next to the Villarrica Lake and Volcano. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:13:48 -0400 The Palafitos of Castro <a href=""><img title="1192castro.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192castro.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is a photo of a part of Castro, specifically the typical houses of Chiloé, called Palafitos, that are houses suspended in the air above the inter-tide ground. The photo was taken while there was a low tide, but when the tide is high, the water should be below the house, where the boats are kept. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:10:56 -0400