NJ9967 : Former foghorn

taken 3 years ago, near to Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Former foghorn
Former foghorn
The Kinnaird Head foghorn was state of the art in 1902 with its rotatable horn but in the age of modern radar and radio it is now redundant and silent. Note the pipework and tanks for compressed air, supplied from compressors beside the old lighthouse. Compare the 'Torry Coo' foghorn at the mouth of the River Dee in Aberdeen, which was installed at the same time: Link . A similar foghorn at Boddam has been now been dismantled.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Communications  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9982 6760 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.8932N 2:0.2810W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9982 6759
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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