Gondola, Lake Coniston

The steam driven gondola on Lake Coniston in the north-west of England.

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In 1979, the derelict gondola was given a new hull, engine, boiler and superstructure. Now operated by the National Trust.

Being fed with compressed sawdust pellets

Being fed with compressed sawdust pellets

Much cleaner than bituminous coal

Much cleaner than bituminous coal

Victorian and rebuilt

First launched in 1859

Almost silent, Zen calm

Almost silent, Zen calm

 

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