SE6627 : Drax Power Station

taken 7 years ago, near to Camblesforth, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Drax Power Station
Drax Power Station
Seen across the rail lines that bring coal and biomass and take away gypsum. The coal stockpile is beyond with a bucket wheel machine to the right of the tall (850') main boiler chimney. The short chimney is for the auxiliary open cycle gas turbines. The two big light buff buildings are the flue gas desulphurisation plant and the huge flue ducts can also be seen. Part of 4 of the 12 cooling towers can be seen. They are in two groups of 6 to the north and south of the main power station buildings.
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SE6627, 55 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure 
Place (from Tags)
Drax Power Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6605 2704 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.1345N 1:0.0116W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6527 2734
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Flue Gas Desulphurisation Plant  Coal Stockpile  Bucket Wheel  Chimney 

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