NZ3567 : Harton Low Staiths, South Shields

taken 4 years ago, near to North Shields, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Harton Low Staiths, South Shields
Harton Low Staiths, South Shields
Viewed from Shields (Market Place) Ferry terminal. The staiths were used to transfer coal from rail to collier ships for onward transportation to the London area. A National Coal Board operated electrified railway was used to bring the coal to the staiths through a tunnel under the town. The system was closed in the 1980s.
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NZ3567, 212 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3589 6705 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.8045N 1:26.4321W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 35911 67092
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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