OCTOBER  2011

LIKE SOMETHING FROM OUTER SPACE THESE LONG TURBINE BLADES LIE WAITING TO BE FITTED
TO THE TURBINES WHEN THE TOWERS ARE BUILT AT THE HILL OF TOWIE WIND FARM NEAR KEITH

More pictures relative to the wind farm below plus lot's of information about it - HERE

CLICK ON ANY OF THE SMALL PICTURES BELOW FOR LARGER IMAGES

 A large long load in Moss Street

Some ballast for the large cranes arrives

Cabling from Machatties Cairn

One of the longer loads at 140 feet arriving at the site

The first turbine is now in place at the Knockan (see map)

Detailed map of the turbine placements

Access to the Wind Farm site is very restricted due to the dangerous nature of the operations, so some
pictures have to be taken from a long distance hence the quality of some shots is somewhat reduced.
Do not enter the site without explicit permission from the contractors.
Some info about the haulage company 'Give Svaergods'  -  HERE   (Check the 'hover text')

ooooOOOOOoooo

VALUED CONTRIBUTIONS BELOW FROM VISITORS TO THIS WEBSITE

New Zealand - The transformer shown below was one of 2 which arrived by boat to Petone in New Zealand from Korea
and moved by road to the Silverstream power station in Stokes Valley as part of an upgrade to the system.

Transformer (240 tons) waiting to be moved

Transformer loaded and nearly ready to go

Ready to move off to the power station

ooooOOOOOoooo

A variety of pictures from the U.K. and beyond

'Irn Bru' delivery van in Livingston

Vulcan XH558 in action at Leuchars

The Red Arrows at Leuchars

ooooOOOOOoooo

Tallinn - the capital of Estonia

 Cross-stitching by a local hobbyist in time for Xmas

Window cleaner's nightmare in Helsinki

ooooOOOOOoooo

CLICK ON ANY OF THE SMALL PICTURES ABOVE  FOR LARGER IMAGES

ANY PICTURES CONTRIBUTED BY VISITORS TO THIS WEBSITE ARE DISPLAYED WITH THEIR PERMISSION

ooooOOOOOoooo

Worldwide - The best selling console video game is 'Halo Wars' notching up 1.21 million sales as of May 2009

U.S.A.  -  The Disney movie 'Tron' was the first major motion feature to fully utilise computer generated graphics (1982)

ooooOOOOOoooo

 

OCTOBER  2011

ooooOOOOOoooo

All images on these pages, unless otherwise stated or unmarked, are Copyright Webmaster at  www.tourofkeith.co.uk
  
All images are protected with a steganographic message embedded in each picture.