SD8018 : Turbine Tower Convoy on Rochdale Road

taken 11 years ago, near to Edenfield, Lancashire, Great Britain

Turbine Tower Convoy on Rochdale Road
Turbine Tower Convoy on Rochdale Road
A convoy of three tower sections is seen here on the main A680
Rochdale Road.
With a police car, just out of shot, LinkExternal link stopping all oncoming traffic the convoy is about to turn left on to the Quarry Road and head up to Scout Moor.
The haulier was R.Collett & Sons of Halifax LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
who had the contract to deliver a total of 26 wind turbines to the Scout Moor Wind Farm construction site in 2008.

SD8018 : Turbine Tower section delivery
SD8015 : Turbine Convoy enroute to Scout Moor
SD7919 : Turbine tower section passing Edenfield Primary School
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery to Scout Moor
SD8417 : Working on the hub 60 metres up.
SD8417 : Turbine Tower No 10 under construction

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

Key Facts LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

Scout Moor Wind Farm Construction Picture Gallery
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Friday, 9 January, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8079 1857 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.7954N 2:17.5312W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8084 1855
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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