NT4915 : Electricity substation above Hawick

taken 7 years ago, near to Hawick, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Electricity substation above Hawick
Electricity substation above Hawick
Part of the substation on the E side of Heip Hill. Substations contain transformers, switching and protective equipment as part of the distribution network connecting high voltage grid lines to lower voltage lines that supply local transformers. The red, yellow and blue colours mark the 3 phase supplies. High voltage power equipment is fascinating to look at - from a safe distance; ironically, the footpath from which this was taken is bordered by a single strand electric fence.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 15 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4935 1576 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.9858N 2:48.1187W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4932 1578
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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