NZ1847 : Burnhope Village Pit wheel

taken 5 years ago, near to Burnhope, County Durham, Great Britain

Burnhope Village Pit wheel
Burnhope Village Pit wheel
Commemorative pit wheels, together with coal trucks, are a characteristic feature of former coal mining villages in county Durham. In the distance can be seen the wind turbines at Craghead NZ2050 typifying a more modern energy source.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 15 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1842 4780 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:49.4824N 1:42.8897W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 18394 47811
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Pit Wheel  Wind Turbines 

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