1986

NY1130 : Site of Cockermouth station, 1986

taken 38 years ago, near to Cockermouth, Cumbria, England

Site of Cockermouth station, 1986
Site of Cockermouth station, 1986
View eastward, towards Penrith: ex-LNW (Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith section). The station, and the line between Keswick and Workington, had been closed from 18/4/66 - and obviously now 20 years later had been redeveloped. The rest of this route - the only effective rail access to the Lake District - was closed from 8/9/72, and considerable stretches were used to 'improve' the A66 trunk road. The mountain in the distance is Skiddaw (3,054 ft.).

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Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 July, 1986   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 119 303 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.6099N 3:21.9508W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 118 303
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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