2009

SE0109 : Standedge tunnel

taken 15 years ago, near to Bleak Hey Nook, Oldham, England

Standedge tunnel
Standedge tunnel
The end is in sight at last!
The welcome portal of daylight at the Marsden end awaits!
The mist in the tunnel had started to clear by this time, you can still see traces of it in the beam of the search light. It had taken one solid hour to walk the three miles of tunnel.

To see the full 'Subterranea Standedge - A trip back in time' story click here LinkExternal link
All three internal rail and canal tunnels are included.
There's over 12 miles of tunnels, all connected by side passages and adits.

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Category: Railway tunnel
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for GOTY, 2009 Automatic Clusters: · Standedge Tunnel [7] ·
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Photographer
philld   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 19 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 July, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 018 094 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.8714N 1:58.3846W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 018 093
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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