Construction of Rugeley 'B' Power Station

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Description:Construction of Rugeley's 'B' 1000mW Power Station began in 1965 and was completed in 1972. The power station closed in June 2016 and is currently (2019) being demolished. It is said typically to have consumed 1.6 million tonnes of coal per year. Curling around the site is the embankment of the railway which was used for incoming coal transportation.

Photograph taken by Peter Rogers, photographer, of Mill Street, Stafford.

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Creators: Mr Peter Rogers - Creator

Donor ref:P99.006.0374 (37/38480)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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