SK5843 : Train Sculpture, Woodthorpe Park

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Arnold, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Train Sculpture, Woodthorpe Park
Train Sculpture, Woodthorpe Park
A reminder of the days when the Nottingham Suburban Railway ran through the park via the Ashwell Tunnel. The railway was opened in 1889 and was built to serve the brickworks of Mapperley and Thorneywood but passenger trains were also ran. By 1901 passenger services were past their heyday with competition from the start of electric tram service into Nottingham and ceasing completely thirty years later. The brickworks traffic continued until 1951 when the line was finally closed.
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SK5843, 59 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 19 December, 2006
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Public buildings and spaces 
Category
Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 580 435 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.1425N 1:8.2501W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 580 435
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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