SD7909 : Hydropower Generator, Bealey's Goit

taken 7 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

Hydropower Generator, Bealey's Goit
Hydropower Generator, Bealey's Goit
The top of the generator next to Bealey's weir. Some of the water from the river is diverted down this chute, turning a screw in order to generate electricity.
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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SD7909, 154 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Irwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7962 0901 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6372N 2:18.5558W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7964 0901
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Hydro Electric Power  Hydro Electric  Hydro Power  Hydroelectric  River 

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