EPW044684 ENGLAND (1934).  The Fernilee Reservoir under construction, Goyt Valley, 1934


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    Title [EPW044684] The Fernilee Reservoir under construction, Goyt Valley, 1934
    Reference EPW044684
    Date May 1934
    Place name GOYT VALLEY
    Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 401325,  377442
    Longitude / Latitude -1.9801193479517,  53.293662469557
    National Grid Reference SK013774
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     The dam's "valve shaft" begins to take shape. It stands as a distinctive feature at the north western corner of the dam.

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    DaveH
    Saturday 16th of December 2017 08:02:34 AM
     River Goyt

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    DaveH
    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:48:32 PM
     Steam crane (excavator)

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:47:26 PM
     One of the temporary 3ft gauge lines was laid along the trackbed of the closed and lifted Cromford and High Peak Railway line. It appears to be a "cripples siding" for rolling stock awaiting repair.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:46:07 PM
     Temporary accommodation for the "Black Gang" of tradesmen and railway staff. In Summer 1932 this community totalled 107 adults and 25 children.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:43:30 PM
     North Western Road Car Co. Ltd. buses waiting to take workers to and from Stockport.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:41:29 PM
     Steam locomotive on the extensive, temporary 3ft gauge railway used in constructing the dam. Such railways were the usual means of moving materials in dam-building until the ascendancy of the internal combustion engine after the 2nd World War.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 11:38:13 PM
     Former gunpowder mills

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 09:43:45 PM
     Course of the Cromford and High Peak Railway. The section from Shallcross Yard past Fernilee and south almost to Ladmanlow was closed in 1892 and lifted by 1894.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 08:25:39 PM
     Shawstile Farm

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 08:24:55 PM
     Course of the Cromford and High Peak Railway. The section from Shallcross Yard past Fernilee and south almost to Ladmanlow was closed in 1892 and lifted by 1894.

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    DaveH
    Friday 15th of December 2017 08:21:07 PM
     Course of the Cromford and High Peak Railway shown by the one-time hedges which had grown to trees over the years. The section from Shallcross Yard past Fernilee and south almost to Ladmanlow was closed in 1892 and lifted by 1894.

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    Friday 15th of December 2017 08:20:24 PM
     Course of the Cromford and High Peak Railway. The section from Shallcross Yard past Fernilee and south almost to Ladmanlow was closed in 1892 and lifted by 1894.

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    DaveH
    Friday 15th of December 2017 08:18:24 PM