SK3115 : Moira Furnace

taken 6 years ago, near to Moira, Leicestershire, Great Britain

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Moira Furnace
Moira Furnace
A nice 19th century iron furnace. Locally mined coal (converted to coke), ironstone and limestone (flux) was heated here to produce pig iron. A double acting steam beam blowing engine brought up the temperature to over 1538 C.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 6 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3145 1513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.9739N 1:32.1413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3144 1512
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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