SD8018 : Turbine Tower Convoy on the A680

taken 11 years ago, near to Edenfield, Lancashire, Great Britain

Turbine Tower Convoy on the A680
Turbine Tower Convoy on the A680
A convoy of three tower sections is seen here on the main A680
Rochdale Road.
With the police car stopping all oncoming traffic the convoy is about to turn left on to the Quarry Road and head up to Scout Moor.
The haulier is R.Collett & Sons of Halifax LinkExternal link
who had the contract to deliver a total of 26 wind turbines to the Scout Moor Wind Farm construction site.
SD8018 : Turbine Tower section delivery
SD8015 : Turbine Convoy enroute to Scout Moor
SD7919 : Turbine tower section passing Edenfield Primary School
SD7919 : Last Turbine Tower Delivery to Scout Moor
SD8417 : Working on the hub 60 metres up.
SD8318 : Scout Moor Turbine Towers 15 and 21

Turbine details: Tower Height: 60m
Blade Length: 40m Total Max Height: 100m
Manufacturer: Nordex
Model: N80
Scout Moor Wind Farm Construction Picture Gallery
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Friday, 11 July, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 807 185 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.7954N 2:17.5312W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 808 185
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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