TQ1070 : Kempton Park Pumping station

taken 10 years ago, near to Hanworth, Hounslow, Great Britain

Kempton Park Pumping station
Kempton Park Pumping station
The immediate foreground is the boiler house that supplies the museum site with steam. A relatively small Cochrane Wee Chieftain package boiler can now supply the largest workable steam engine in the UK. Of course, being off-load makes all the difference. This is a truly awesome site for any stationary steam enthusiast. I first visited in about 1978 when it was in commercial use and my response on walking through the door and seeing two 62' high engines running was quite unprintable!
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TQ1070, 92 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1098 7082 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.5319N 0:24.3089W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1098 7082
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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