The powder magazine served one of the two airfields in that town

The Powder keg de los Pinos and a shelter from the Spanish Civil War in Tembleque

Among the places to explore that Spain has, there are many that are from the time of the Civil War that was fought from 1936 to 1939.

The old anti-aircraft artillery battery of Cuesta de los Presos, in Almería
The two Munáiz-Argüelles cannons of the Battery J-3 of Monteferro, in the Vigo Estuary

Today, my favorite YouTube channel, Aventuras Entresierras (which I recommend you subscribe to if you don't want to miss very interesting content about exploring all kinds of interesting places), has published a video in which he tours two vestiges of the Spanish Civil War in the town of Tembleque, in the province of Toledo.

The first of these places is known as Polvorín de los Pinos, used by the Republican side during that war and which served to store ammunition and explosives for one of the two airfields that the Republican Aviation had at that time. locality, specifically the Tembleque Sur Aerodrome, as explained in 2010 by the blog Villa de Tembleque. The magazine was abandoned after the civil war, after being cleared of all the ammunition inside, which detonated in a large controlled explosion.

Furthermore, the video shows an underground gallery from the same period near the typical giants (there are delusional people who say they are mills) that can be seen in the lands of Castilla-La Mancha. In 2013, the blog Todo Tembleque collected the testimony of a local elder pointing out that this gallery served as an anti-aircraft shelter for the civilian population (the video is in Spanish, you can activate the automatic English subtitles in the bottom bar of the player):

You can see some screenshots of this interesting video here. The adventure begins through a beautiful Castilian landscape.

The entrance to the Polvorín de los Pinos, probably named after the reforestation pine forest nearby. You can see the interior in the video. Unfortunately it is in poor condition, due to so many years of neglect.

Two beautiful windmills dangerous giants in Tembleque, a very typical image of the community of Castilla -The Mancha.

The entrance to the air raid shelter located nearby. You can see its interior in the video. It is in a better state of conservation than the powder magazine.

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