NZ2858 : Bowes Railway Museum, Springwell

taken 5 months ago, near to Wrekenton, Gateshead, Great Britain

Bowes Railway Museum, Springwell
Bowes Railway Museum, Springwell
Bowes Railway was originally built by George Stephenson in 1826 to transport coal from pits in north-west Durham to boats on the River Tyne at Jarrow. The railway was bought by the Bowes family in 1850, who operated it until it was nationalised in 1947. Bowes Railway is the only preserved rope-hauled railway in the world. There is a museum at Springwell based around the original waggonshop and blacksmiths buildings and steam engines are operated by volunteer enthusiasts.

See other images of Bowes Railway Museum, Springwell
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Andrew Curtis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NZ2858, 48 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Educational sites  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2848 5890 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:55.4390N 1:33.4297W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 28478 58893
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image Type (about): close look 
This page has been viewed about 22 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register