Hydraulic Pump Stores (Victorian)

1975 photo from Subbrit

1975 photo from Subbrit

Pump stores for the now c2c railway were erected in the Victorian era, now disused. One is left abandoned near Fenchurch Street station (complete with original ‘ghost’ signage), another used as a commercial wine cellar a while back along the line.

See the abandoned one in our video below at 3.35.

Read more here at Subterranea Britannica:

http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/sites/h/hydraulic_power_in_london/index1.shtml

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