SK8725 : Former Ironstone branch crossing

taken 9 years ago, near to Sproxton, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Former Ironstone branch crossing
Former Ironstone branch crossing
Little sign of the railway crossing that must have been just here. The line gave access to the ironstone quarry at Sproxton. But did the trackwork extended as far as the quarry? There is a report of a rail enthusiasts outing reaching "Sproxton" in 1972.
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SK8725, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 March, 2008
Category
Railway (dismantled)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 873 252 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.0689N 0:42.3366W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 874 253
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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