SD8218 : Engineers connecting lifting cables to tower section

taken 11 years ago, near to Cheesden, Rochdale, Great Britain

Engineers connecting lifting cables to tower section
Engineers connecting lifting cables to tower section
Turbine No 17 was the penultimate tower of the 26 towers to be built on Scout Moor.
Seen here in early June 2008 the top 22 metre tower section is in the process of having the lifting cables attached.
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Towers 15 and 21
SD8218 : Turbine Tower No 17 during construction in June 2008
SD8418 : The very first completed wind turbine on Scout Moor
SD8417 : Working on the hub 60 metres up.
SD8418 : Top section of turbine tower 21 being lifted into position
SD8418 : Turbine Tower No 18 under construction

Turbine details: Tower Height: 60m
Blade Length: 40m Total Max Height: 100m
Manufacturer: Nordex
Model: N80

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Monday, 2 June, 2008   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 June, 2008
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Wind farm   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 825 185 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.7667N 2:15.9784W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 825 185
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