'Elizabeth', Esholt Sewage Works, Bradford

Made:
1987
photographer:
Ian Beesley
'Elizabeth', Esholt Sewage Works, Bradford', about 1986

'Elizabeth', Esholt Sewage Works, Bradford', about 1986
Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'Elizabeth', Esholt Sewage Works, Bradford' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'.1985-1987'.

This 0-4-0 saddle tank locomotive built by Hudswell Clarke (Leeds) was in service at the sewage works from 1958 until 1978. This and the sister engine 'Nelly' were both specifically designed to run on the wool grease extracted from the sewage.

[Table 84: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/79
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford