TF3242 : The Black Sluice, Boston

taken 12 years ago, near to Boston, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

The Black Sluice, Boston
The Black Sluice, 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
Thursday, 24 March, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3262 4289 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.0186N 0:1.6055W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3259 4291
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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