Dawn Of The Dead... by Kevin  Kroeker

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The ruins of the Redcliff Radar Station. This is the outside of the former command center. All the buildings are now crumbling and in ruin. The station has been abandoned since 1961.

Radar operators in the AC&W Squadron tracked the movements of aircraft sighted and passed speed, height and direction information to a Direction Centre (DC) and fighter interceptor squadrons. Fighter aircraft could be airborne in minutes after an alarm was given, and they closed in on unidentified planes by means of direction provided by the radar operators. Another of the Red Cliff functions was furnishing navigational aid to friendly aircraft operating in the area. Their detection of May-Day calls contributed to quick search and rescue efforts.

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Comments

  • Kevin  Kroeker
    Kevin Kroekerover 6 years ago

    Have a look at the larger image

  • Lennymullins
    Lennymullinsover 6 years ago

    SIIIIICKKKK!!!!! This is definatley one o my fav’s for sure! The colors are amazing.

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 6 years ago

    Another stunner Kevin.

  • monikajean
    monikajeanover 6 years ago

    Wow! The composition, colours, and lighting are wonderful. I love the sky and the crooked ladder. This is really artistic.

  • budrfli
    budrfliover 6 years ago

    great treatment and comp,
    lovly texture!

  • Stephen Rowsell
    Stephen Rowsellover 6 years ago

    awesome comp kevin… the ‘cannibal corpse’ (death metal band, i think) graffitti is perfectly positioned, lol

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesover 6 years ago

    Good work and very interesting description!

  • Matthew Reed
    Matthew Reedover 6 years ago

    I love it. The clouds are brilliant touch to the tone

  • Smile
    Smileover 6 years ago

    Love the treatment, excellent comp. and the textures are great! Wonderful work

  • Bryan Peterson
    Bryan Petersonover 6 years ago

    Kevin, you have captured some great images of the station. Your post processing has done them proud!

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