NN9357 : Loch Faskally and Pitlochry dam

taken 2 years ago, near to Pitlochry, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Loch Faskally and Pitlochry dam
Loch Faskally and Pitlochry dam
Although a relatively modest 15MW capacity, Pitlochry hydroelectric station is the last in a chain of power stations in the Tummel - Garry scheme, bringing water from Loch Ericht to Loch Rannoch and Loch Tummel, finally here to join the River Tummel and finally the Tay. The engineer Sir Edward MacColl, deputy chairman of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, decided that the dam should be part of a public walk with access to the fish ladder (see 'The Hydro Boys' by Emma Wood, Luath Press 2004).
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 9352 5778 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:41.9733N 3:44.4299W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NN 9325 5769
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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