SK2999 : Cam, Wortley Top Forge, Stocksbridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Wortley, Barnsley, Great Britain

Cam, Wortley Top Forge, Stocksbridge
Cam, Wortley Top Forge, Stocksbridge
This massive stone cam lifts the hammer and then lets it drop on the workpiece. It has a direct drive from the water-wheel, and I was surprised that the moderate head of water can generate enough force to lift the heavy hammer.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 September, 2009
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 294 998 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.6453N 1:33.4992W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 294 998
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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