SK1461 : Hartington Station looking north 1967

taken 51 years ago, near to Heathcote, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Hartington Station looking north 1967
Hartington Station looking north 1967
The signal box here still held a lever frame at the time the picture was taken. Both platforms originally possessed booking facilities, which, for such a seemingly isolated station (situated more than a mile from the village it served) seems somewhat extravagant, but Hartington was one of the most patronised on the line. All stations were of modular construction in an attempt at standardisation. The track was lifted between July and October 1969 and the site is now a well used point on the Tissington Trail. The actual date of the photograph is not recorded.
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Date Taken
10 May 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1494 6113 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.8263N 1:46.6850W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1495 6108
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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