Can this be called a Grand Day Out?
a DemiGrand day out?
After all only two Gits went
Crossness Pumping Station 23 August
After donning our Hard Hats we were allowed into the pump room.
I'm must say a Very Big Thank you to all those wonderful volunteers who have worked so hard so that all of us can
appreciate this amazing piece of Victorian engineering
Well done everyone
The Prince Consort Engine has been renovated Victoria is next
How things looked before renovating
(Alan wearing Hard hat)
How things look now thank you Peter
Thank you so much for having the courage to pose with Minkey
Minkey checking the bearing
One of Victoria's cylinders
What a magnificent view with Prince Consort running in the background
This took a lot of careful work
(Videos will follow shortly)
Some of the splendid people involved with Crossness
The Prince of Wales opened Crossness in 1865 and is a fine example of Victorian engineering and Architecture.
There are 4 beam engines Prince Consort, that we saw running today, Victoria which is being restored, Albert Edward and Alexandra.
Please see http://www.crossness.org.uk/ for more details