SE3329 : Leeds from the air

taken 5 years ago, near to Rothwell, Leeds, Great Britain

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Leeds from the air
Leeds from the air
Junction 44 on the M1 motorway is at the bottom of the photo. Knostrop Sewage Works on Knowsthorpe Lane are prominent on the right. Viewed from a Prague bound flight from Glasgow.
Knostrop Sewage Works, Knowsthorpe Lane, Leeds :: SE3331

Leeds Corporation opened Knostrop Sewage Works in Knowsthorpe Lane in 1848, and over the years it has undergone various programmes of modernization. Between the years of 1898 and 1906 Knostrop Sewage Works was the focus of research into the process and disposal of sewage. The site benefited from being surrounded by standard gauge railways. This enabled sidings to be constructed to the Great Northern and Waterloo Main branch lines for the transportation of sewage sludge etc., but by 1908 the sewage works had its own narrow gauge railway. This part of the works is no longer in use.

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Date Taken
Monday, 17 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Air transport  City, Town centre  Waste, Waste management 
Primary Subject of Photo
City 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 33 29 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.6471N 1:29.6003W
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