In fitness for the urgent hour,
Unlimited, untiring power,

Precision, promtitude, command,

The infants will, the giant's
Steam, mighty Steam, ascends
the throne,
And reigns lord paramount alone.

An inscription dated 1842 on the Lark Engine House of Burnt Fen (now demolished) - one of the many other steam powered pumping stations installed in the Fens.

Stretham Old Engine - Green End, Stretham, ELY, CB6 3LF.
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