NZ3855 : Murals, Queen Alexandra Road

taken 3 years ago, near to Sunderland, Great Britain

Murals, Queen Alexandra Road
Murals, Queen Alexandra Road
Under the road beside the Hetton Colliery path.
Hetton Colliery Railway
The trackbed of a historic railway line, built in 1822 (Engineer: George Stephenson) and the first designed for steam locomotives from the start. It predates Stockton and Darlington. Now mostly a path, it is notable for its hilly course with numerous inclines. The last bit of the track was lifted in 1960.

There is no sign of the railway's historic significance on the ground.
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NZ3855, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Paths  Roads, Road transport  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Railway (from Tags)
Hetton Colliery 
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route1  Route 70 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3850 5550 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.5657N 1:24.0770W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3850 5549
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Bridge  Mural 

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