SO1411 : Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2)

taken 4 years ago, near to Dukestown, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2)
Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2), taken 4 years ago
The view to the east approaching Wells Farm.
Work is due to start at the end of 2012 in constructing a dual carriageway across this area. This will be part of the A465 (Heads of the Valleys Road) Dualling Scheme.
The Trefil Tramroad
A tramroad was constructed in 1796 in order to transport limestone from Trefil Quarries to ironworks at Beaufort and Ebbw Vale and a little later to Sirhowy.
The tramroad was converted into a narrow-gauge railway in 1908 and then subsequently to standard gauge in 1937.
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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 October, 2012
Geographical Context
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Former (from Tags)
Tramroad 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1421 1151 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.7381N 3:14.7237W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1418 1152
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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