tarboat's photos with the tank

Lanstroper Egg

Lanstroper Egg
This water tower was designed in 1904/05 by the company August Klonne in Dortmund for the Municipal Gas and Water Works Unna. Until 1980 it was used for the water supply of Lanstrop, Derne, Mengede, Brambauer and parts of the city Lunen.

The "Lanstroper…
Added on October 27, 2018

18000 litres of water

18000 litres of water
Water tank at Newbridge Quarry, Pickering.
Added on September  3, 2018

Amgoorie Tea

Amgoorie Tea
Advertising on water towers was normal on the South Australian Railways. This one is at Mingary west of Broken Hill. This was a crossing and watering point on the narrow gauge line which was finally converted to standard gauge in 1970.
Added on March 23, 2018

Sliced

Sliced
When wandering the countryside you happen upon all sorts of odd things in remote places. In this case it was half of the tank from a railway wagon which was being used as a water trough on a hillside above Miller's Dale. Just getting this here must have i…
Added on April  1, 2016

Mk IV tank

Mk IV tank
Replica Mk IV tank at the 'Tracks to the Trenches' event at Apedale today. It proved to be a real beggar to steer. The event was superb with a wide variety of WW1 railway equipment running on a real field railway and plenty of different re-enactments and…
Added on September 13, 2014

Cockburn

Cockburn
The water tank at Cockurn is one of the most obvious remains of the extensive railway yard that once existed here when the narrow gauge trains ran from Broken Hill. The Coburn Hotel in the background continues to provide room and board for travellers, but…
Added on February 27, 2013

Tan-y-Graig granite

Tan-y-Graig granite
The Tan-y-Graig quarries first opened in 1864 for granite sett production and after a number of unsuccessful incarnations were amalgamated with the nearby Tyddyn Hywel Quarry into the ownership of Enderby & Stoney Stanton Granite Co Ltd in 1916 and were b…
Added on January  5, 2013

Menindee

Menindee
Disused railway water tanks stand forlorn at Menindee on the line between Sydney and nearby Broken Hill. They are all Braithwaite products.
Added on October  4, 2012

Water treatment

Water treatment
A colourful corner of the Corus plant at Shotton.
Added on October 17, 2014

Braithwaite tank

Braithwaite tank
The Braithwaite water tank is still in production but this older example has ended its useful life. Another find on a Wiltshire country walk.
Added on April 28, 2008