NZ5725 : Emptying the Slag

taken 11 years ago, near to Dormanstown, Redcar And Cleveland, Great Britain

Emptying the Slag
Emptying the Slag
Molten slag is emptied from a "torpedo" at Corus's (now Tata's) Redcar Blast Furnace. These specialised railway trucks transport molten steel around the site. The whole of South Gare is made up of slag from the hundreds of blast furnaces which used to exist on Teesside.
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NZ5725, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 February, 2007
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Industrial area   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 572 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.2901N 1:6.9304W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 574 256
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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