TA0488 : Central Tramway, Scarborough

taken 2 months ago, near to Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Central Tramway, Scarborough
Central Tramway, Scarborough
Seen from its upper terminus, one of the two remaining out of the resort's original five cliff railways, or funiculars. The Central Tramway Company LinkExternal link was formed during the late 1870s to build the funicular between Foreshore Road and St Nicholas Gardens using 4 ft 8.5 inch standard gauge track, covering a distance of 233 ft (71 m) over a 1 in 2 (50%) gradient.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Historic sites and artefacts City, Town centre Railways Primary Subject: Lift
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 September, 2023   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 27 September, 2023
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 043 884 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.8515N 0:23.8881W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 043 884
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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