TQ1170 : Kempton Great Engine No. 6 "in steam"

taken 12 years ago, near to Hanworth, Hounslow, Great Britain

Kempton Great Engine No. 6 "in steam"
Kempton Great Engine No. 6 "in steam"
Number 6 is the restored one of the two 'Great Engines' at Kempton Park, they are of the inverted vertical triple expansion type, are 62 ft tall from basement to the top of the valve casings and weigh over 800 tons. These engines are thought to be the biggest ever built in the UK and date from 1926-1929 and were the last working survivors when they stopped in 1980.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 25 January, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 111 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.5303N 0:24.1882W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 110 708
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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