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
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Place name GOYT VALLEY
Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER
District
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.

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

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

DaveH
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.

DaveH
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.

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

DaveH
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.

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

DaveH
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.

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

DaveH
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.

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.

DaveH
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.

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