SJ8890 : LNWR Warehouse hydraulic power house

near to Heaton Moor, Stockport, Great Britain

LNWR Warehouse hydraulic power house
LNWR Warehouse hydraulic power house
This building houses two motor driven hydraulic pumps that presumably replaced earlier steam sets. The square structure to the right is the base of the hydraulic accumulator tower. The warehouse is no longer rail connected and is used for storage, including whole floors of motor cars. There are disused hydraulic jiggers in the building but the capstans used to move wagons around the yard have all gone.
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2002
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 March, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 888 909 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.8871N 2:10.1801W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 887 909
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Hydraulic Pumps  Hydraulic Power  Power House  Warehouse  LNWR  Accumulator Tower 

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