SK1199 : Westward view at Woodhead

taken 73 years ago, near to Ironbower Moss [other Features], Derbyshire, Great Britain

Westward view at Woodhead
Westward view at Woodhead
View from main road (A628) above the western entrance to Woodhead Tunnel, on the (former) main railway Sheffield (Victoria) - Manchester, during the construction of the new tunnel, also of a new bridge over the River Etherow and a small new Woodhead Station. This view shows the old Woodhead station, the Station House at centre bottom, surrounded by construction equipment. In the distance are Woodhead and Torside Reservoirs and Robinson's Moss and other moors west of Crowden.

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SK1199, 137 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
26 July 1951   (more nearby)
Sunday, 28 February, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 111 999 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.7790N 1:50.0490W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 111 999
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
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