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I thought this building was worth another shot.


  1. It is not often one sees sheets of tin like that. Is it tin or something else? It does not look easy to work.

  2. It is nothing like a I have ever seen before. It looks like tin but I somehow feel that it isn't. I wondered if it was sisalkraft but it would be a bit weird using that as external sheeting.

  3. This will sound wierd, but I wonder if it could be sheets of lead. Something is pinging in my head. From way back. Not at all sure. Something to do with those 'bubbles' ...

  4. I thought it was lead too. An interesting site.

  5. Actually that sounds like a possibility.

  6. Lead is soft to work which is why it was used as a flange for so long.


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