NJ5904 : Up-line old Deeside Railway

near to Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Up-line old Deeside Railway
Up-line old Deeside Railway
Looking towards Denhead. The line of the railway is alongside the dilapidated fence, towards a summit - in a cutting now blocked by trees. This routing via Torphins/Lumphanan arose when Kincardine O'Neil denied right of way along the preferred River Dee haughs routing. The summit cutting became a notorious bottleneck on the line, frequently becoming blocked by snow in winter. 'Devil's Gulch' became a local sobriquet.
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2008
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Wednesday, 21 May, 2008   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 21 May, 2008
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Railway (dismantled)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 595 040 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:7.5187N 2:40.2336W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 593 040
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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