NZ2325 : Coal drops, Shildon

taken 1 month ago, near to Shildon, County Durham, Great Britain

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Coal drops, Shildon
Coal drops, Shildon
Built in 1846-7 to speed up the refuelling of coal-fired steam locomotives. They fell out of use in 1935, and are currently [2020] undergoing conservation work.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2352 2572 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.5645N 1:38.2335W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2355 2570
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Coal Drops  Shildon  National Railway Museum 

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