NY9743 : Old railway goods wagon used for winter food on Stanhope Common

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Rookhope, County Durham, Great Britain

Old railway goods wagon used for winter food on Stanhope Common
Old railway goods wagon used for winter food on Stanhope Common
A goods wagon rusting,
retired remains rest
on stone, sides
blackened with tar
bolted and broken
where decay will
thrust the blade in
months to come.
This is an extract from a poem by Pat Maycroft, Eggleston Greets Marwood. The poem is about looking for and finding a boundary stone to photograph for Images of England a project to digitise the Nations listed buildings. It is also featured in Northern Grit a book of poems and photographs published by Vane Woman Press.
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NY9743, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 July, 2006
Category
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 972 430 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.9139N 2:2.7035W
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