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West Somerset Mineral Railway | by Darren Hayman
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West Somerset Mineral Railway

The West Somerset Mineral Railway was built between 1857 and 1864 to take iron ore from the mines on the Brendon Hills to Watchet harbour, where it was loaded onto ships and transported across to South Wales for smelting at Ebbw Vale.

 

The engine house at Brendon Hill where the mineral railway used to run.

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Taken on August 18, 2010