SJ9191 : Ark Mill (aka Welkin Mill)

taken 9 years ago, near to Bredbury, Stockport, Great Britain

Ark Mill (aka Welkin Mill)
Ark Mill (aka Welkin Mill)
This mill built 1906 for ring spinning apparently had a steam turbine driving a generator with electric machine drives. The power plant buildings are hidden round the back and I couldn't get to see them. There was a guy with a hi-vis vest sat in a car by the rear entrance. I wonder if this is a response to a recent ascent of the chimney by the urban exploration brigade.
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SJ9191, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 March, 2009
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 911 913 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.1541N 2:8.0777W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 910 913
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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