SU2662 : Cornish engines, Crofton

taken 30 years ago, near to Crofton, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Cornish engines, Crofton
Cornish engines, Crofton
Crofton is home to the world's oldest working in situ steam engine - 1812. It is also running on original working load to pump water to the canal's summit level. The world's oldest workable engine is 1779 and is in Thinktank, Birmingham but runs off load in deference to its age and wooden beam.
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SU2662, 177 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 October, 1987   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 January, 2008
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 261 622 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.5395N 1:37.5408W
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