SE7701 : Rocket Lane passing under the former Axholme Joint Railway

taken 9 days ago, near to Low Burnham, North Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Rocket Lane passing under the former Axholme Joint Railway
Rocket Lane passing under the former Axholme Joint Railway
The Axholme Joint Railway opened from August 1903 but the part to Haxey was not opened until 2nd January 1905. The main purpose of the line was the movement of freight. It was closed to passengers on 15th July 1933 and closed completely between Haxey Junction and Epworth on 1st February 1956. Much of the line in Haxey and to the north has been converted into a linear nature reserve which is largely in a wooded cutting until it reaches Cliff Hill where it is on an embankment. This is when the embankment is reached as the old line crosses the trackway of Rocket Lane. The view of where the old railway crosses this bridge can be seen at Link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 7708 0140 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.2192N 0:50.3614W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 7704 0140
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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