NS8713 : The old beam engine at Wanlockhead

taken 7 years ago, near to Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

The old beam engine at Wanlockhead
The old beam engine at Wanlockhead
Dating from the late 19th century, this was one of no doubt many beam engines which once operated in the Wanlockhead area. This was driven by horse-power and was used to drain the Straitsteps Mine.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8701 1313 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:23.9433N 3:47.1413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 87019 13131
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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