SO9690 : Inside the north portal of the Netherton Tunnel

taken 2 years ago, near to Tipton, Sandwell, Great Britain

Inside the north portal of the Netherton Tunnel
Inside the north portal of the Netherton Tunnel
The Netherton Tunnel was constructed between 18551858 and was opened on 20 August 1858 at a cost of 302,000, providing a waterway connection between the Black Country towns of Netherton and Tipton.
It lies on the Netherton Tunnel Branch Canal and has a length of 9,081 feet (2,768 m).
It was built to relieve the bottleneck of the adjacent Dudley Tunnel. The tunnel has a width of 27 feet (8.2 m) allowing two way narrowboat traffic, it has a towpath on each side.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal Tunnel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 967 908 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.9153N 2:3.0035W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 967 908
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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