NZ2154 : Beamish Open-Air Museum

taken 21 years ago, near to Beamish, County Durham, Great Britain

Beamish Open-Air Museum
Beamish Open-Air Museum
One of the most imaginative museum projects in Britain is the Beamish Museum, where aspects of life forgotten by many and unknown to the younger generation have been re-created. The tram, No 264, hails from Sheffield, and is of a type known as an 'Open Balcony' car. Such cars were very popular in many British cities (and would be now, if smoking were allowed on the balcony!) but by the 1940s were regarded as old-fashioned, and either scrapped or closed in at the ends. Bradford was the last city to operate this type of tram, which lasted there until 1950.
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NZ2154, 246 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 August, 1996   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 March, 2008
Category
Trams   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 218 549 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.3132N 1:39.7012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 218 549
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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