NX5161 : Hitlers Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Culcronchie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Hitlers Bridge
Hitlers Bridge
This carving on the parapet of a bridge over the old Dumfries-Stranraer railway line was reputedly made by a Polish stonemason during the war. It shows a little figure lying in a coffin with the inscription "Hitler 15.8.40" beneath. Of course it would be almost another 5 long years before this particular piece of wishful thinking came true.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Saturday, 17 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Carved Stone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5146 6155 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:55.5879N 4:19.1711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5146 6155
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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