NY1830 : The East bound A66

taken 16 years ago, near to Embleton, Cumbria, England

The East bound A66
The East bound A66
I see (using the historic map) that this part of the road was built on top of a disused railway line. I've often driven along this section and wondered if the road was raised to prevent it from flooding, now I know it was built originally for trains.

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Category: Road scene
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NY1830, 26 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Carol Rose   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 5 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Monday, 7 April, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 183 306 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.8789N 3:16.0526W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 181 306
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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