SK2779 : Airshaft on Totley Moss

taken 8 months ago, near to Owler Bar, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Airshaft on Totley Moss
Airshaft on Totley Moss
This late Victorian airshaft ventilates the Totley Tunnel which connects Totley in the south western suburbs of Sheffield with Grindleford in Derbyshire. As I tarried by the airshaft I heard a train passing far below. The 3.5 mile long tunnel opened in 1893 and took five years to construct.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Railways  Moorland 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2771 7943 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.6653N 1:35.1345W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2773 7943
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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