2010

SJ9384 : Colliery Railways

taken 14 years ago, near to Higher Poynton, Cheshire East, England

Colliery Railways
Colliery Railways
Information board detailing the arrangements of colliery lines in the immediate area. These were a mixture of rope-worked inclines and horse traction.
Poynton Collieries :: SJ9483

Poynton was the centre of a small but thriving coal-mining industry which developed towards the end of the 18th century, flourished during the second half of the 19th century, and lasted, with a small number of relatively modern pits until the mid 1930s.
A comprehensive study of the history of the Poynton Collieries can be found here: LinkExternal link
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SJ9384, 27 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Murray-Rust   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 25 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 March, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9367 8416 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.2571N 2:5.7938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9367 8416
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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