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kip


This rail protected the top edge of the stone retaining wall to the kip on the west side. The stone wall has crumbled away. Well over grown with ferns and saplings.


points

These points were not removed during the demolition. The rails are the type with flat shoes as on the Arlescote Bridge. Perhaps too difficult to remove?  


remainssignal

Rear wall of the signal box at the top of the incline. The cast iron bracket housed a linkage to work the points at the top of the three rail section.
 


roller

A few rollers survive.


view

View downhill from where the three rail section emerged from the cutting.  


narrow gauge

A narrow gauge tipper trolley made from a chassis, wheels and rails found on site.



shoe

Cast iron shoe with wrought iron bolts and a bit of sleeper. Not bad for 100 years out in the open.




Roger Bellamy from the Hornton History Society investigating a rail which turned out to be flat bottomed.






This photo is not far from the above. These rails are flat bottomed.
The  timbers have been bolted to the sleepers to stop wagons running back down the incline.

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