TL5173 : Stretham Old Engine - the scoopwheel

taken 32 years ago, near to Stretham, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Stretham Old Engine - the scoopwheel
Stretham Old Engine - the scoopwheel
Effectively a water wheel in reverse to lift water out of the fens and into the drain. According to Geoff Hayes this is 37'2" diameter, 2'5" wide, has 48 ladles, turned at 4 rpm and shifted 26,800 gallons per minute.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 June, 1989   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 December, 2007
Category
Pumping station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 516 730 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:20.0530N 0:13.4655E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 516 730
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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