Archive for the tag 'Viaduct'

The viaduct connects Knaresborough with Harrogate on the Harrogate line, in North Yorkshire, England.[8] The line was built in 1848 with the Leeds and Thirsk Railway creating a branch from their line at Starbeck railway station to go through Knaresborough and connect with the line that was being built westwards from York as part of the East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway.[9] Just [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 22nd 2020

…for spotting steam trains.

It is a lovely place to visit not only do you get a guided tour that explains the history and how the mill works.  There is also opportunity to walk around the mill pools and through the surrounding woodlands which allow views of the mill from different perspectives.
There is also the opportunity [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 17th 2017

From a signboard at Daniels Mill:

In the late 1850s the railway came to the area and the imposing Oldbury Viaduct was built.  Absorbed into the Great Western Railway in the 1870s, the mill owners were one of many small share owners of the original construction company.
The connection has been maintained, and the present miller Alan [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Jun 4th 2012

The viaduct is on the Settle-Carlisle Railway line. It has 24 arches, is 100 feet high and 440 yards long.

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 8th 2012