2010

SD5809 : Forgotten railway

taken 14 years ago, near to Red Rock, Wigan, England

Forgotten railway
Forgotten railway
The line of trees marks the route of the railway spur connecting the Whelley Loop Line to the Boar's Head-Adlington line. This spur opened in 1869 and was closed in 1967.

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SD5809, 71 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Ashcroft   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 13 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 February, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 582 090 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.5880N 2:37.9017W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 583 089
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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