NX6181 : Earlstoun Power Station

taken 3 years ago, near to St John's Town of Dalry, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Earlstoun Power Station
Earlstoun Power Station
Built in 1936, as part of the Galloway hydro-electric power scheme LinkExternal link , Earlstoun is one of a network of dams and hydro-electric power generating stations which draw water from the Rivers Ken, Dee and Doon through reservoirs at Loch Doon, Kendoon, Carsfad, Clatteringshaws, and Tongland. The unusual modernist stations were designed by Scottish civil engineer, Sir Alexander Gibb.

Earlstoun Power Station is a Category B listed building (LB9725 LinkExternal link Historic Scotland).
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 16 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Historic sites and artefacts 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 614 818 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:6.7133N 4:10.4448W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 614 819
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Other Tags
HEP  Hydro Electric Power  Hydro Electric Power Station  1930s  Scottish Power  Historic Scotland  Listed Building  Category B 

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