SK8118 : SS Northern Cross at Stapleford Park

taken 56 years ago, near to Stapleford, Leicestershire, Great Britain

SS Northern Cross at Stapleford Park
SS Northern Cross at Stapleford Park
Stapleford Park, with its miniature railway using real steam engines, was a major tourist attraction in the 1960s. As well as the trains it was possible to take a trip on the lake aboard a miniature ocean liner. She was built by Curwen and Newbury and began operations in June 1963. There was always considerable attention to detail and this view shows the captain looking very much the part.
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SK8118, 57 images   (more nearby search)
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Stephen McKay   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
June 1964   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Boat 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8166 1836 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4013N 0:47.4865W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8168 1838
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Ocean Liner 

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