SJ9297 : Steam winch in action

taken 17 years ago, near to Audenshaw, Tameside, Great Britain

Steam winch in action.
Steam winch in action.
This is at the Ashton Packet Boat Co, Guide Bridge and is lowering a narrowboat in to the cut following work. As far as I know this remains in action. It came from a cotton mill where it was used for hoisting bales.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 May, 2000   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 March, 2009
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 920 977 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.5795N 2:7.2930W
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