TG2814 : Remains of runway lighting

taken 3 years ago, near to Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

Remains of runway lighting
Remains of runway lighting
The empty socket in the ground marks the location of one of the runway lights, of which there were three in a row here. For a wider view of this location see > LinkExternal link.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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TG2814, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2887 1417 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.6117N 1:23.0470E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2888 1416
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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