SD7918 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery on the M66

near to Stubbins, Lancashire, Great Britain

Last Turbine Tower Delivery on the M66
Last Turbine Tower Delivery on the M66
On Saturday the 31st of May 2008 the last of the twenty six turbine towers, seen here on the M66 approaching Edenfield, was delivered to the Scout Moor Wind Farm construction site.
It was almost 6 months to the day since the first tower was delivered back in November 2007 LinkExternal link
The tower sections in the picture were for Turbine Pad No 17 which was constructed during the first week of June 2008.
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery to Scout Moor
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery Passing Through Edenfield
SD7919 : Turbine tower section passing Edenfield Primary School
SD8019 : Turbine Convoy passing through Bridge Mills
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Towers 15 and 21
SD8416 : Engineer working on the hub of Turbine No 2

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

Key Facts LinkExternal link

Scout Moor Wind Farm Construction Picture Gallery
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Saturday, 31 May, 2008   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 26 June, 2008
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Road > Motorway   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 796 184 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.7281N 2:18.5568W
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