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  1. dansgas1000

    Report - Grimsthorpe Engine House & Cumberland Field Wind Pump, Lincolnshire - November 2023

    Introduction Me and @JakeV50 headed out to Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire to look at some more pump houses. Unfortunately, the day was full of disappointments once again but we did come across a couple of nice surprises. This report covers an Engine House which I found on old OS maps, and a pump...
  2. dansgas1000

    Report - Apethorpe Pumping Station, Northamptonshire - July 2023

    Introduction Another lovely little pumping station I’ve now visited twice. Wasn’t happy with my first lot of pics due to the glaring sun so went back with @JakeV50 last month to reshoot as we were in the area. Information & History I’ve found it very difficult to pull any sort of historical...
  3. dansgas1000

    Report - Purl's Bridge Pumping Station, Cambridgeshire - June 2023

    Introduction You know the drill, me and @JakeV50 set off to try and cover some more of the old pump houses around Fenland. This day was a bit of a failure as we visited quite a lot of empty/inaccessible ones, but this one was definitely a highlight. In fact, this was my favourite find so far...
  4. dansgas1000

    Report - Lake Farm Pumping Station, West Norfolk - June 2023

    Introduction Continuing our hunt for old pumping stations around the washes in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, me and @V50jake went to check out this and a few other sites last weekend. This is one I found on satellite imagery. It looks quite small on satellite imagery but was actually really nice...
  5. dansgas1000

    Report - Engine House/Sluice Remains, Westwick, Norfolk - June 2023

    Introduction As usual, I found myself trawling through various old OS Maps with the hopes of finding some nice untouched old industry remains and pump houses. I found this little site which was marked as an Engine House with a Windpump and Sluice on site. I decided to take a look at this, in...