NS1971 : Inverkip Power Station

taken 7 years ago, near to Langhouse, Inverclyde, Great Britain

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Inverkip Power Station
Inverkip Power Station
The redundant oil fired power station was the first in Scotland and has been used only rarely since it opened in 1971. A victim of the soaring oil prices of that period which rendered it uneconomical to run. Last used in 1988, it was also used during the 1984/5 miners strike when coal supplies began to dwindle. All generating equipment has now been removed and the buildings and chimney (the tallest structure in Scotland) await demolition.
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NS1971, 149 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Coastal  Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 197 714 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.1127N 4:53.0468W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 200 718
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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