SK7926 : Old railway track

taken 10 years ago, near to Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Old railway track
Old railway track
Looking towards the old Waltham Station and the dismantled Waltham branch along the Eaton branch of the iron ore industrial network. This branch was constructed in 1883 to serve the highly productive iron ore workings north of Eaton village and didn't close until 1963. Now these routes and the associated workings have all but disappeared into the farmland with only the embankments, cuttings and occasional buildings and bridges remaining.
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SK7926, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 February, 2008
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 797 267 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.9428N 0:49.0705W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 796 269
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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