SK2625 : Single Cylinder Horizontal Steam Engine at Claymills Pumping Station Dynamo House

taken 5 months ago, near to Stretton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Single Cylinder Horizontal Steam Engine at Claymills Pumping Station Dynamo House
Single Cylinder Horizontal Steam Engine at Claymills Pumping Station Dynamo House
Buxton & Thornley Steam engine which drives a Crompton dynamo. According to the Science Museum, this is the oldest working steam-driven dynamo in the country.
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Claymills Pumping Station is a former steam-powered, sewage pumping station on the north side of Burton upon Trent, now restored as a museum and visitor attraction. It was built between 1884 and 1886 and used to pump sewage caused by the brewing industry in Burton-upon-Trent to the sewage farm at Egginton. It is designated as a Grade II* listed building (Historic England List entry Number: 1038427 LinkExternal link ); one of only three pumping stations of this size and completeness to survive in England.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 May, 2017   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 17 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
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Indoor 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 263 258 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.7830N 1:36.6568W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 263 258
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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