SK0883 : Cowburn Tunnel ventilation shaft

near to Slackhall, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Cowburn Tunnel ventilation shaft
Cowburn Tunnel ventilation shaft
From the shaft opening it is over 200 metres vertical drop to the Cowburn Tunnel on the Manchester to Sheffield (Hope Valley) rail line. The tunnel although just over 2 miles in length is not the longest on the line that honour belongs to Totley Tunnel at 3.5 miles long. Cowburn Tunnel was opened by Queen Victoria in 1893 followed by the opening of the rail link in 1894.
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2012
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Wednesday, 13 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 14 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Railways  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0888 8375 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.0339N 1:52.0839W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0889 8373
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