NZ2125 : Brusselton Incline east

taken 12 years ago, near to Shildon, County Durham, Great Britain

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Brusselton Incline east
Brusselton Incline east
Looking up the cutting towards the engine house.
Brusselton Incline

The early alignment of the Stockton and Darlington Railway used rope-hauled inclined planes to avoid tunnelling to make the link between the Tees and the Wear valleys. An improved alignment, with tunnel, was built in the 1850s and the whole of the equipment of the Brusselton Incline was sold off in 1859.

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NZ2125, 21 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 November, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 November, 2009
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Railways > Railway trackbed   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 215 254 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.4296N 1:40.0747W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 216 254
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