NY1700 : Ravenglass & Eskdale train at Dalegarth, 1962

taken 58 years ago, near to Beckfoot, Cumbria, Great Britain

Ravenglass & Eskdale train at Dalegarth, 1962
Ravenglass & Eskdale train at Dalegarth, 1962
The locomotive is the 'River Irt', the oldest working 15-inch gauge locomotive in the world.
In 1972 its appearance was improved by the addition of a taller chimney, cab and dome together with a new bogie tender of narrow-gauge proportions Link.
For a full history see LinkExternal link .
Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway :: SD0896
A steam preservation railway, originally build as a narrow gauge mineral line in 1875 to export Iron ore from the Esk valley via the port of Ravenglass. Locally known as La'al Ratty. The terminal stations are Ravenglass SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass. & SD0896 : Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Dalegarth NY1700 : Dalegarth Station & NY1700 : Dalegarth Station, Eskdale (at the village of Boot) Website: LinkExternal link where a full timetable and history are available.

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Date Taken
1962   (more nearby)
Monday, 20 February, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 1733 0075 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.7290N 3:16.4871W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 1730 0077
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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