SE0008 : The Standedge tunnels

near to Diggle, Oldham, Great Britain

The Standedge tunnels
The Standedge tunnels
The two disused Standedge tunnel portals at the Diggle end.
The tunnel on the left is known as 'The centre' tunnel, it was the first tunnel constructed in 1848.
The tunnel next to it is known as 'The South tunnel' it was constructed in 1871.
The live railway tunnel was the last to be built in 1894.
The live tunnel is out of shot to the left.

To see the full 'Subterranea Standedge-A trip back in time'story click here LinkExternal link
All three internal rail and canal tunnels are included.
There's over 12 miles of tunnels, all connected by side passages and adits.
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Sunday, 5 July, 2009   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 23 July, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 007 081 [100m precision]
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