SY9582 : The 'Skew Bridge' at Norden

taken 1 year ago, near to Corfe Castle, Dorset, Great Britain

The 'Skew Bridge' at Norden
The 'Skew Bridge' at Norden
The remains of 'Skew Bridge' at Norden. The bridge formerly carried the narrow gauge Fayles Tramway over the standard gauge Wareham to Swanage line. The tramway carried clay mined locally to an interchange with the main line near the site of the current Norden Station.

The standard gauge line is now the preserved Swanage Railway, whilst part of the tramway has been recreated on its original track bed within the adjacent Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum.

A reverse view of this shot can be seen in SY9582 : Wareham service in Norden Station, whilst a view of the bridge from its abutment can be seen in SY9582 : The 'Skew Bridge' at Norden.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 957 827 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.6437N 2:3.6627W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 957 827
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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