NY4055 : There's a big hole in the gas holder

taken 11 months ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

There's a big hole in the gas holder
There's a big hole in the gas holder
The structure is being demolished because the storage facility is no longer needed for today's efficient gas network.
Another hole can be seen on the far side of the gas holder. These were cut to allow access to the water tank in the bottom of the structure, which needed to be drained before demolition could proceed (note the two lifebuoys).
For a wider view of the location and more information, see NY4055 : Demolition of gas holder in progress .
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4004 5500 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.1680N 2:56.1723W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4006 5498
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Gas Holder  Gas Holder (Disused)  Demolition Work  Rome Street  Lifebuoys  Gasometer 

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