TF3242 : South Forty Foot Drain, Boston

taken 4 years ago, near to Boston, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

South Forty Foot Drain, Boston
South Forty Foot Drain, Boston
The Black Sluice pumping station - The pumping station came into operation in 1946, together with the widening of 11 miles of the South Forty Foot Drain from Boston to Donington Bridge. The pumping station was equipped with 3 Ruston vertical five cylinder 900 horse power diesel engines driving 100" diameter vertical spindle pumps. The work was carried out and financed by the Witham and Steeping Rivers Catchment Board at a cost of 374,000.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3264 4289 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.0183N 0:1.5876W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3256 4292
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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