East Cornwall Mineral Railway Bridge - Calstock East Cornwall UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 29.910 W 004° 13.048
30U E 413654 N 5594766
Quick Description: An old railway bridge in Calstock East Cornwall UK
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/23/2007 11:18:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM2F64
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 34

Long Description:
This old railway bridge used to be part of the East Cornwall Mineral Railway; it was an independent railway, constructed as a narrow gauge single-track line. The line was completed in 1860. It did not survive after 1872, it ran from Kelly Bray for 7 miles to Calstock Quay. The railway had a drop of 640 feet; this drop included an incline railway worked by a stationary steam engine at the top of the hill. The incline was 800 yards long the rise was 300 ft, with max gradient of 1 in 6.
Bridge Type: Arch

Bridge Usage: Abandoned/Not Active

Moving Bridge: Not listed

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