SS8846 : Mishap on Porlock Hill, Somerset

taken 59 years ago, near to Porlock, Somerset, Great Britain

Mishap on Porlock Hill, Somerset
Mishap on Porlock Hill, Somerset
At its steepest part this notorious hill rises to 1 in 4. Shortly before the truck overturned it was seen to be sliding with all wheels locked !
Apparently, the driver then deliberately put his wheels up the steep verge.
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Date Taken
May 1959   (more nearby)
Saturday, 28 February, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 88127 46462 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.3826N 3:36.1690W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 88099 46537
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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