4th August 2012

a visit by Lake District volunteers to the old and new straining wells on Thirlmere


the old straining well on the shore of Thirlmere


looking up Thirlmere from the site of the old straining well


historic list of those serving on the body which built the Thirlmere reservoir


looking down into the old straining well


one of the old strainig grids


statistics about the new lake levels after it was converted to a reservoir


looking back towards the well


looking up to the ceiling of this historic building


looking down into the straining well - this is still where Thirlmere water enters the aqueduct to Manchester


the poster here commenrates 100 years of Thirlmere in 1994


Helm Crag from the new straining well over Dunmail Raise


looking inside the Thirlmere aqueduct as it runs into the new straining well


Helm Crag again as some rain sets in


inside the new straining well


more interesting information from Russell and Dave outside the new straining well


a tea stop courtesy of Tony and Dee


Helm Crag from the tea stop


Steel Fell from the tea stop


storm brewing over Helm Crag