eaw027389 ENGLAND (1949). Crimple Valley Viaduct and environs, Follifoot, from the south-east, 1949

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Title [EAW027389] Crimple Valley Viaduct and environs, Follifoot, from the south-east, 1949
Reference EAW027389
Date 24-October-1949
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Place name FOLLIFOOT
Parish FOLLIFOOT
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 432098, 452581
Longitude / Latitude -1.5106494088373, 53.968112036832
National Grid Reference SE321526

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The Stray - large area of grassland surrounded by trees which border the Leeds Road and Wetherby Road as they approach Harrogate town centre.

Mortimer
Wednesday 19th of August 2015 02:02:00 PM
Crimple Viaduct. Still in use, accessed via sharply-curved line from Pannal Junction to Crimple Junction, requiring very low speed and causing lots of squealing from the train wheels!

Mortimer
Wednesday 19th of August 2015 01:59:49 PM
Crimple low-level line from Pannal Junction to Starbeck, Ripon and Northallerton, avoiding Harrogate. Pannal Junction to Starbeck closed in 1951, and Starbeck to Ripon and Northallerton closed in 1967.

Mortimer
Wednesday 19th of August 2015 01:58:05 PM
Line from Crimple Junction to Spofforth, Wetherby and Church Fenton. Closed in 1964 - the first line in the country to be closed as a result of Beeching's "Reshaping the Railways" report.

Mortimer
Wednesday 19th of August 2015 01:56:36 PM
Mount Gardens - where I was born (4 years after this)

John C
Saturday 4th of October 2014 05:13:27 PM