NS1655 : Millport Gas Works

taken 40 years ago, near to Millport, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

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Millport Gas Works
Millport Gas Works
The last coal gas works in the UK. Used hand fired horizontal retorts to the end. Closed 1981. Condenser to the left, Livesey washer to the right. The building contained the exhausters, including a steam engine driven Beales exhauster.
Real living history. Now demolished.
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Tuesday, 4 September, 1979   (more nearby)
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Friday, 1 June, 2007
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Gasworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 167 552 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.3207N 4:55.3523W
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