SE2410 : Nortonthorpe Mills, Scissett

near to Skelmanthorpe, Kirklees, Great Britain

Nortonthorpe Mills, Scissett
Nortonthorpe Mills, Scissett
Small steam engine display alongside the preserved Pollit & Wigzell mill rngine. The inverted vertical single is a Savage No. 3 organ engine. The larger horizontal is a Frank Pearn and I personally think it's a vacuum pump that has been connected to a steam supply. The technology is so similar that it will run on steam although it was originally driven by a motor. The little green engine is almost certainly a model.
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2006
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Saturday, 7 October, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 14 November, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2465 1003 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.1768N 1:37.7468W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2465 1003
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