SD8417 : Construction Site of Turbine No 5

near to Cheesden, Rochdale, Great Britain

Construction Site of Turbine No 5
Construction Site of Turbine No 5
This is the construction site of Turbine No 5 at the Scout Moor Wind Farm.
When this photograph was taken the cranes were ready to start constructing Turbine Tower No 5 early on Monday morning the 14th of April 2008.
The tower blocks in the valley below are SD8913 : College Bank Rochdale
SD8418 : The very first completed wind turbine on Scout Moor
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Towers 15 and 21
SD8417 : Turbine Tower No 10 under construction
SD8418 : View from the top of Turbine Tower No 10 looking North East
SD8318 : Scout Moor access road

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

Map showing progress of construction as it was in April 2008 LinkExternal link

Key Facts LinkExternal link

Scout Moor Wind Farm Construction Picture Gallery LinkExternal link
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Saturday, 12 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 April, 2008
Wind farm   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 843 172 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.0800N 2:14.2856W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 842 173
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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