NZ3165 : Old railway, Wagonway Road, Hebburn

taken 5 years ago, near to Hebburn, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Old railway, Wagonway Road, Hebburn
Old railway, Wagonway Road, Hebburn
One of several railway lines in this area which served heavy industry, shipbuilding yards and collieries on the Tyne south shore. Old maps show that this railway line served the Bede Metal Works and crossed the Low Road close to the entrance gate of Hebburn Shipyard. The Bede Metal Works was set up in 1865 to extract copper from the by-product of chemical and heat-treated pyritic ores.

The former metal works is now occupied by NZ3165 : Arnold Laver timber yard, Wagonway Road, Hebburn
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NZ3165, 35 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3115 6538 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.9232N 1:30.8882W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 31136 65390
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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