Group visit by some members of the Morgan Sports Car Club.
I spent some time looking at the web site of the pumping station - it's good, but if that whets your appetite, don't delay, head there today! The actual Station is well worth a visit, particularly on steaming days. From the Lancashire boilers to steam powered beam engines 4 stories high one can spend hours here (in fact I did - over 6).
All the auxilliary plant and additional engines are also worth careful perusal, plus the workshops. While some areas are off limits to the general public just wandering about this is for good reason, but chat to a volunteer and there is a good chance of being guided around those areas.
All the volunteers were extremely friendly, they obviously know a lot about the history and mechanics of the site and are prepared to answer all questions (no matter how silly some questions may seem).
Thanks for a great visit and the opportunity to assist starting 'C' Engine!
Oh and with all the interesting steam engines and workshops, the cafe does excellent tea/coffee and home made cake - NOT to be missed.
A big, BIG thumbs up to all the volunteers!
(Graham & yellow Morgan "Buttercup")
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