NX9827 : BSC Moss Bay, rolling mill

taken 37 years ago, near to Harrington, Cumbria, Great Britain

BSC Moss Bay, rolling mill
BSC Moss Bay, rolling mill
The mill that was driven by the last working steam rolling mill in a British steel works. This works specialised in rails. Iron making on site had not long been discontinued and we saw the boiler plant and power house with the turbo-blowers for the blast furnaces and a Parsons 15 MW turbo-alternator set. I very foolishly didn't take any pictures of the power house or boilers (you live and learn - I wonder what I'm not photographing today that I will regret in 20+ years).
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Friday, 13 November, 1981   (more nearby)
Saturday, 6 March, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 987 273 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.8376N 3:34.2446W
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