SJ5090 : Vyrnwy Aqueduct Valve House

taken 1 year ago, near to Rainhill, St Helens, Great Britain

Vyrnwy Aqueduct Valve House
Vyrnwy Aqueduct Valve House
This is a valve house for the Vyrnwy Aqueduct, a 68 mile long underground pipe which takes water from manmade Lake Vyrnwy in North Wales to supply the city of Liverpool. A massive Victorian engineering project which commenced in 1881, when completed it was the longest aqueduct in the world. It is still in use today, finishing at Prescot service reservoirs in Eccleston.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 7 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Water Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5047 9072 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6572N 2:44.7949W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5043 9073
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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