SJ4176 : Burmah-Castrol Refinery, Stanlow

taken 34 years ago, near to Whitby, Cheshire, Great Britain

Burmah-Castrol Refinery, Stanlow
Burmah-Castrol Refinery, Stanlow
Grid ref is approximate as this was a large site and has been long cleared.
The picture shows the Dubs plant. This was basically all American kit with Worthington steam pumps and Erie-Ball rotative steam engines. Other areas had long rows of large steam pumps and there was a big power house with turbo-alternator sets and no working lights. This might be the first geograph inside an oil refinery.
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SJ4176, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 November, 1983   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 July, 2007
Category
Oil refinery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 418 762 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.7740N 2:52.4592W
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