SK0085 : The Torrs, New Mill

taken 9 years ago, near to New Mills, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Torrs, New Mill
The Torrs, New Mill
This used to be a dangerous overgrown area but is now a pleasant spot for a walk and was proving very popular on a March Sunday. The remains of Torr Mill are left of centre. The green mesh covered device is "Archie" an archimedean screw in reverse that uses falling water to turn a generator (normally a motor turns the screw to lift water). This supplies the local Co-operative store and was churning out 40 kW when seen.
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SK0085, 82 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 March, 2009
Category
Hydroelectric works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 852 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.8527N 2:0.0067W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 852
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