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bobins wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:45
Ooooh, lovely. A little evening reading with a glass (or 2 8-[ ) of whisky coming up. Ta :)
Its a Bourbon but it could be appropriate for this evening Bobins.
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bobins wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:48
mickthemaverick wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:34
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:33

Definitely one for the specialist interest fan this little piece goes on for 49 pages on "The Hunter Machines" at about Page 28 it starts on the tunneling machines with pics and diagrams as well as the verbage.

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As they say in the Den, I'm out!! :-D

Why's that, Mick ? It's not as if it's boring :-D
Indeed not, it's just that SWMBO wants me to watch a film with her at 9 so I have to prepare my Slate and a Doombar chaser!! Enjoy!! :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:49

Its a Bourbon but it could be appropriate for this evening Bobins.
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That'll do nicely. Much obliged :-D

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Where is this Pylon XB 214 Located :?:
Where does the power line go from and too (or too and from :) :?: )


Plus any assorted trivia generated from the search!
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To tidy up my promise here
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Well the pylon is ringed in Red, the Pig is in the yellow circle. As far as I can tell the ETL runs from the sub station at Blaydon to Low Harker junction in the north of Carlisle.
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This map screenshot shows the route of the actual line carried by this pylon:
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Yes excellent work Mick

As you know from your stroll, the entrance gates at the top you photographed from the B6318 as you passed by, but you cant park or drive down that track in the car. Didn't realise you could get at it from underneath via the Pink route!

The pylon is to the righthand side of the track as you look at your map and is line XB which as you say goes from West Stella over to a sub station at Harker nr Carlisle. Again never heard of Harker. Stella used to be power stations nr Blaydon, not sure if they are still on the go. Tower number 214.

There are downloadable spreadsheets for those things from the National grid, bottom of the page which you probably already found. Link here

https://www.nationalgrid.com/uk/electri ... route-maps


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Looking down toward Halton from the gates you photographed from the B6318
Looking down toward Halton from the gates you photographed from the B6318
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screenshot West Stella/Low Harker Sub Stations
screenshot West Stella/Low Harker Sub Stations
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Has the Trivia Investigation Team any idea what this pile of building materials is for :?:

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Re: Trivia Investigation Team

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Looks like a set of interlocking floor blocks to make an IT friendly floor, or a set of solar panel modules to me, or maybe cladding to replace the fire risk type? :)

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VERY heavy duty shelving racks?

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I will give you a little assistance

Its very much in a rural landscape so not the sort of uses so far proposed, and its not for an agricultural building.

The location where the pile of materials was dumped was "Little Mill", not far from our coffee and cake stop (POTD) yes and the construction materials have nothing to do with "mills".

Might help

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Channel for a waterwheel?

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A mobility staircase? :)

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Not this time Steve. and not that Mick.....follow this little trail and you wont be far off working out their purpose.

If you search Little Mill Northumberland, Little Mill Craster, or follow the road from Craster to Denwick/Alnwick you will find Little Mill. Should help narrow down the range of possible uses for what is a bit of specialist and precise concrete casting and forms, and concrete beams.

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