SD8418 : Nearly there

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Waterfoot, Lancashire, Great Britain

Nearly there
Nearly there, taken 9 years ago
Sixty metres off the ground the eight ton blade is manoeuvred into position by the expert crane operators towards the hub.
SD8418 : Top section of turbine tower 21 being lifted into position
SD8417 : Working on the hub 60 metres up.
SD8418 : Top section of tower 21 is locked into position
SD8418 : The first blades arrive on site at tower number 21
SD8418 : Eight tons and forty metres long.
SD8418 : The first blade being lifted into position
SD8418 : One hundred and twenty feet up!
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Towers 15 and 21

Turbine details: Tower Height: 60m
Blade Length: 40m Total Max Height: 100m
Manufacturer: Nordex
Model: N80

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 13 December, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 841 187 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.8993N 2:14.4628W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 840 187
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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