NZ3631 : Compressor engine, Fishburn Coking Works

taken 31 years ago, near to Fishburn, County Durham, Great Britain

Compressor engine, Fishburn Coking Works
Compressor engine, Fishburn Coking Works
A Belliss & Morcom steam engine direct coupled to a Belliss & Morcom coke oven gas compressor. Built c1952, stopped 1986 and believe scrapped 1987. A whole load of these were installed in coke works in the north-east in the mid-1950s. All now gone.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 November, 1986   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 13 February, 2008
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 360 316 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.6909N 1:26.5929W
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