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Blackwater hasn't been always like this. There was a time, lots of years ago, when this was a pleasant place to live. We still can see some buildings that talk about Blackwater's old good days...


Some small houses can still be seen among the residential projects here and there, sometimes occupying tiny lots where larger buildings can't be placed. Their dwellers are, most of the times, elder people who can't afford moving somewhere else or going to a retirement house.


St. Georges' Church, built in 1808 in corner where Faraday Avenue and Van der Graaf Street meet; is still on use. Every Sunday morning, catholic people (specially aged people) from all over Blackwater to attend the mass. During weekdays, Catechesis lessons are given to a few kids, the only ones whose parents can afford their First Communion. Obviously, masses and lessons are interrupted every five minutes because a Metro train is passing by.


Before the power lines, the factories arrived and the residential projects were built; this was a middle-class neighbourhood; relatively close to the downtown. Historic societies try to protect the few remnants of old Blackwater without success.

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It was interesting reading about the church, it made Blackwater seem so nice. Communion looks like free breakfast for Blackwater's citizens! 

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Its nice to see you put in a bit of history with some of the old buildings. Makes you feel a little sad for the old timers still clinging to the past.

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¡Buen trabajo! Es magnifico como representas la decadencia de Blackwater, pero curiosamente los mundos decadentes son los más interesantes de todos.

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Great update. And thanks for the link, I normally don't get megalots because they have so many dependancies - it's nice to have one that doesn't :)

El Burro's other powerplant is also good :)

I wonder what we will see next in Blackwater...

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