SX0467 : The site of Dunmere Junction

taken 15 years ago, near to Nanstallon, Cornwall, Great Britain

The site of Dunmere Junction
The site of Dunmere Junction
Dunmere Junction was where the Wenford Bridge Branch of the Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway diverged. This was the earliest steam-worked railway in Cornwall, opening only a few years after the better-known early railway in the north of England. The Wenford Bridge line never carried passengers, being used for goods traffic, especially china clay. The branch line passed through a gate (the present one is a modern replacement) which had to be unlocked to allow trains though. For a brief history of the line see LinkExternal link The route of the line now forms the Camel Trail cycle path.
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2003   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 August, 2005
Railway (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 04 67 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.4784N 4:45.3953W
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