NZ9701 : Old Railway Cinder Track

taken 4 years ago, near to Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old Railway Cinder Track
Old Railway Cinder Track
Remains of the dismantled Scarborough - Whitby railway. The track ballast was made from cinders rather than crushed stone, hence, many locals call it the Cinder Track. It now forms 21 miles (34.4 kms) of Route 1 of the National Cycle Network. To the left is the entrance to the quarry where locally mined rock, mixed with human urine was used in the alum industry.
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NZ9701, 141 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Sport, Leisure  Quarrying, Mining  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9724 0160 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.0352N 0:30.2173W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9726 0160
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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National Cycle Network  National Cycle Route 1  Cinder Track  Dismantled Railway Line 

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