NZ2254 : The Great Shed, Pockerley Waggonway, Beamish Museum

taken 8 years ago, near to Beamish, County Durham, Great Britain

The Great Shed, Pockerley Waggonway, Beamish Museum
The Great Shed, Pockerley Waggonway, Beamish Museum
The Great Shed is based on a former building of Timothy Hackworth's works at Shildon LinkExternal link
The doors shelter two working replica steam engines, specially built for the museum: the 'Steam Elephant' on the left, and 'Locomotion' on the right.
Beamish Museum
Beamish Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish, near the town of Stanley in County Durham. The museum's guiding principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North-East England at the climax of industrialisation in the early 20th century.

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Date Taken
Friday, 1 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2211 5436 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.0105N 1:39.4138W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2215 5435
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Engine Shed  Open Air Museum  Steam Locomotives  Waggonway 

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