DISCLAIMER: KRCC IN NO WAY ADVOCATES THAT ANYONE EXPLORE DRAINAGE TUNNELS LIKE THOSE DEPICTED IN THESE PHOTOS. PHOTOGRAPHER DUNCAN GOLD IS AN EXPERT CAVER WHO DOES EXTENSIVE RESEARCH AND CAREFULLY MONITORS THE WEATHER BEFORE ENTERTING A TUNNEL. DRAINAGE TUNNELS ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PLACES THAT CAN FLOOD WITHOUT WARNING AND HAVE CLAIMED LIVES.

These photographs of drainage tunnels and other underground concrete structures by local caver Duncan Gold are a favorite of ours here at The Big Something. We first ran this slide show in 2009 and it still holds up as exemplary of the kind of features we strive to bring you each day. If you like the work we do, please make a pledge and become a member during our Summer Membership Drive. You can call (719) 473-4801 or (800) 748-2727 and let the good folks on the phones know that The Big Something is one of your favorite local programs here. You can also click below to join:

(If you’re interested in purchasing a print of one of these photos, you can contact Duncan directly at autowitch@gmail.com)

As always, we love your feedback and comments. Please share your thoughts with us in the comments below or you can send us an email to: thebigsomething@krcc.org. Thanks!

 

3 Responses to Down the Rabbit Holes of the Pikes Peak Region

  1. Pamela Johnson says:

    Excellent show and very interesting narration – thanks for bringing this back!!

  2. Joan Taylor says:

    Half of this short video is the love of the subject matter that the author clearly has. Love lights the not so obvious and turns it interesting and you find yourself nodding and caught in laughter at his observations. A tunnel philosopher.

  3. Dan Kulp says:

    Nice presentation, thank you. And I donated to KRCC last week, I hope everyone who subscribes to the Big Something and/or listens to this fine radio station have done or will do the same. i can’t imagine NOT having KRCC.

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