SC4385 : Laxey Wheel and adjacent cafe 1958

taken 59 years ago, near to Laxey, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Laxey Wheel and adjacent cafe 1958
Laxey Wheel and adjacent cafe 1958
The Great Laxey Wheel, Lady Isabella, is the largest working waterwheel in the world. Designed by Robert Casement, it was built in 1854 to pump water from the Laxey mines, a wonderful example of Victorian engineering.
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Geograph
Date Taken
3 August 1958   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Primary Subject of Photo
Waterwheel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 432 852 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:14.3333N 4:24.3782W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 431 852
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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