TF3242 : Black Sluice Pumping Station, Boston

taken 15 years ago, near to Boston, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Black Sluice Pumping Station, Boston
Black Sluice Pumping Station, Boston
The pumping station came into operation in 1946, together with the widening of 11 miles of the South Forty Foot Drain from Boston to Donington Bridge. The pumping station was equipped with 3 Ruston vertical five cylinder 900 horse power diesel engines driving 100" diameter vertical spindle pumps. The work was carried out and financed by the Witham and Steeping Rivers Catchment Board at a cost of 374,000.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 August, 2003   (more nearby)
Monday, 18 February, 2008
Pumping station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 326 428 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.0185N 0:1.5965W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 327 428
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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