SD7579 : Ribblehead viaduct (part)

taken 33 years ago, near to Ribblehead, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ribblehead viaduct (part)
Ribblehead viaduct (part)
Justifiably one of the most photographed pieces of railway infrastructure in Britain. An outstanding piece of civil engineering (completed in 1876), in bleak moorland countryside. The 07.38 Hull Carlisle is crossing.
Ribblehead Viaduct
The Ribblehead Viaduct or Batty Moss Viaduct carries the Settle-Carlisle Railway across Batty Moss in the valley of the River Ribble at Ribblehead, in North Yorkshire. The viaduct, built by the Midland Railway, is 28 miles north-west of Skipton and 26 miles south-east of Kendal. It is a Grade II* listed structure.
The Viaduct was built between 1870 - 4.
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Settle to Carlisle railway line
The Settle to Carlisle Line is a 73 mile long main railway line in northern England. It was constructed in the 1870s. It is generally recognised as one of the most attractive railway lines in the country as it crosses the Yorkshire Dales.
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SD7579, 304 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 October, 1984   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
Category
Viaduct   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 758 797 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.7745N 2:22.3267W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 760 797
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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