Railway wagons, Chopwell Wood

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    "Chopwell Wood besides being an active forestry plantation has also been developed as a major recreational resource for the people of Gateshead and surrounding areas. The Chopwell and Garesfield Railway was opened in 1894 - the last mineral railway to be opened in the Durham coalfield - and provided a direct link from the mines at Chopwell to the coal staithes on the River Tyne. The railway was closed in 1961. The wagons were installed as a reminder of the industrial heritage of the area in 2001." Photo by Oliver Dixon, 2008, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/761057
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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