2014

SX7677 : Haytor granite railway, points

taken 9 years ago, near to Haytor Vale, Devon, England

Haytor granite railway, points
Haytor granite railway, points
A set of points on the granite railway near Haytor Quarry. The granite blocks were transported from the quarries on horse-drawn flatbed trolleys to Teigngrace where they were transported by barge to Teignmouth. The whole railway including the points was constructed of granite sets.

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Geographical Context: Uplands Railways Moorland Place: Haytor other tags: Haytor Granite Tramway Dartmoor Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Near Haytor [12] · Granite Railway [9] · Near Haytor Quarry [7] · Set of Points [5] · Granite Blocks [3] ·
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SX7677, 97 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Hunt   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 24 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 November, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7606 7764 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.1181N 3:45.1256W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7605 7761
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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