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Easy like a Sunday morning

Easy like a Sunday morning

What better way to spend a lazy Sunday morning? Soon we would leave the sunny world behind and go...

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Standedge canal tunnel Marsden portal

Standedge canal tunnel Marsden portal

The Marsden portal of the canal tunnel. *You can read my full Subterranea Standedge-A trip back in...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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Abandon hope all ye who enter here

Abandon hope all ye who enter here

All aboard the Urbexmobile! The Standedge canal tunnel is the longest, deepest and highest canal...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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The underwater urbexmobile

The underwater urbexmobile

Captain Sam Nemo at the healm! The railway line passes over the canal tunnel in places only a few...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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The Standedge canal tunnel

The Standedge canal tunnel

I loved how quiet it was down here, it really was an eerie atmosphere. The drips of water into the...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge canal tunnel portal, Diggle

Standedge canal tunnel portal, Diggle

The railway runs next to the canal tunnel at Diggle. The canal tunnel is also noticeably longer than...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge pre Beeching

Standedge pre Beeching

Three railway tunnels, and a canal tunnel were constructed in this great engineering feat. There are...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Exit the long drag

Exit the long drag

A train has just emerged from the Standedge tunnel at the Marsden end. You can see the canal just...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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Standedge 1894 portal

Standedge 1894 portal

The view from the aqueduct is probabaly the only place you can get a good shot of the 1894 tunnel...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge aqueduct

Standedge aqueduct

In 1946 the nearby reservoir at Marsden flooded, a huge deluge of water escaped on to this aqueduct...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Flood gate

Flood gate

This overflow regulator just before the aqueduct is no longer in use. Tunnel end reservoir was built...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge tunnels 3 miles 60 yards long

Standedge tunnels 3 miles 60 yards long

Three miles of a complex underworld lie under the Pennine hills. Three railway tunnels, and a canal...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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Diggle and Saddleworth

Diggle and Saddleworth

This fantastic view is looking down on Diggle with Saddleworth moor in the distance. You can see one...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge air shaft

Standedge air shaft

It's amazing to think the tunnels are around 460 feet below the surface at this point. *You can read...

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Uploaded on Jul 21, 2009

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Standedge Live tunnel Diggle end

Standedge Live tunnel Diggle end

This is the view of the last tunnel to be built. It's the 1894 double bore tunnel. Trains will not...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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Standedge 'center' tunnel West portal

Standedge 'center' tunnel West portal

This is the portal of the first Standedge tunnel constructed in 1848. This gateway leads us to a vast...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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The Standedge tunnels

The Standedge tunnels

The two disused Standedge tunnel portals at the Diggle end. The tunnel on the left is known as 'The...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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A very strange experience awaits

A very strange experience awaits

Little did we know about the strong gusts of wind inside this tunnel. The vortex type air pressure. We...

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Uploaded on Jul 5, 2009

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