Stretham Old Engine Open Day – 9th September 2012

Date: Repeats every day until Mon Aug 27 2012 . Sunday, 9 September 2012 – 1:30pm – 5:00pm Location Stretham Old Engine Old West River Bank Green End, Stretham Ely CB6 3LF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Stretham Old Engine is the last survivor in the southern Fenland of over 100 steam-powered pumping stations applied to fen drainage in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is also the largest and most complete example of any of these, and one of the earliest, having been erected in 1831. On Open Days (see website) it is driven by electricity to demonstrate its former manner of working. Cost: Adults 3 and Children 1 Contact: Stretham Old Engine Telephone: 01353 648578 Website: www.strethamoldengine.org.uk/history.htm read more

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Stretham Old Engine Open Day – 9th September 2012

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