TG4117 : Repp's Wind Engine Collection

taken 5 years ago, near to Repps, Norfolk, Great Britain

Repp's Wind Engine Collection
Repp's Wind Engine Collection
This is a scoop wheel in working order. By far the most common method of raising water in East Anglia, via wind, diesel or steam. Later turbines and pumps became more commonplace. This example worked nearby with a diesel engine.
Morse Wind Engine Collection - Repps, Norfolk
A collection of images from the Bob Morse wind engine collection. A variety of drainage and pumping relics in a private (but regularly open) collection in the Norfolk Broads.
Ranging from older wooden bodies machines to tall Wallis Tit engines and steam driven turbines.
Also of interest is a unique Holmes of Norwich portable engine with turbine housing.
Thurne windpump is also part of the collection having been saved in 1947.
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TG4117, 100 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 27 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4124 1712 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.8782N 1:34.1330E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4122 1711
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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