SK3155 : High Peak Junction Spring 1967

taken 51 years ago, near to Holloway, Derbyshire, Great Britain

High Peak Junction Spring 1967
High Peak Junction Spring 1967
Operations on the High Peak Railway had come to a close by the time this photograph was taken, although the upper section of the line witnessed various excursions, the last being on 30th April 1967. Nature had begun to envelop the metals and here, just beyond the swing bridge over the Cromford Canal, the old workshops had yet to take on a new role as a visitor centre. The 40 mile an hour restriction sign is surely some last railwayman's jest! The actual date of the photograph is not recorded.
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Date Taken
7 April 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3134 5599 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.0117N 1:32.0033W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3138 5596
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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