NO5026 : Corroded bogie

taken 4 years ago, near to Powie Burn [water Feature], Fife, Great Britain

Corroded bogie
Corroded bogie
Now mounted on a concrete plinth which bears the words "Time and tide wait for no man" this rail bogie had been buried since WW2 under sand but was uncovered in 2010 by coastal erosion. It is said to have been used during WW2 to transport ammunition and also served as a moving target for airborne gunners as it ran along its short length of rail track.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Place (from Tags)
Tentsmuir 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 5022 2672 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:25.8024N 2:48.5244W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 5020 2671
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Other Tags
Fife  Rail Bogie  Moving Target 

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