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Ex A625 at Mam Tor, nr Castleton - Coppermine - 2710.jpg
ex A625 at Mam Tor, nr Castleton

OK, I know it is falling to bits, but this road has generated a lot of interest on SABRE, so I thought I would put this forward for POTM.

Simon

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 17, 2005 by M4Simon
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Former A625 at Mam Tor

A picture showing how the elements can destroy a road! This used to be the main road between Manchester and Sheffield, but the geology around Mam Tor led to several land slips between 1930s and 1977 before it was finally closed in 1979

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 18, 2008 by ForestChav
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Former A625

Former A625 near Mam Tor, closed 1979, taken 24/05/2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 24, 2009 by haymansafc
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Former A625

Former (and me) A625 near Mam Tor, closed 1979, taken 24/05/2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 24, 2009 by haymansafc
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Former A625

Former A625 (and me...) near Mam Tor, closed 1979, taken 24/05/2009. Note the white lines.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 24, 2009 by haymansafc
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Former A625

Former A625 near Mam Tor, closed 1979, taken 24/05/2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on May 24, 2009 by haymansafc
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Old A625 nr Mam Tor

The white lines still visible on the old A625 nr Mam Tor.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by andyfrith
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Old A625 nr Mam Tor

Although now undrivable, the rough alignment remains on the old A625 nr Mam Tor.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by andyfrith
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Old A625 nr Mam Tor

Showing the major subsidence that took place to ruin the old A625 nr Mam Tor.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by andyfrith
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Old A625 nr Mam Tor

This shows the layers of the tarmac - very thick - on the old A625 nr Mam Tor.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by andyfrith
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Old A625 nr Mam Tor

Showing the route of the old A625 through the Peak District nr Mam Tor.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by andyfrith
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A625 - 2 - Mam Tor

View of the upper limb of the A625, now a car park at the Blue John Cavern

OP Bob Sykes

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by M4Simon
A625 - 1 (Old route) through Mam Tor - Coppermine - 1132.JPG
A625 - 1 (Old route) through Mam Tor

The missing link - former hairpin bend at Mam Tor. The remaining stumps either side used as car parks and turning circles

OP Bob Sykes

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 20, 2005 by M4Simon
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Mam Tor - the course of the former road can be seen from the summit
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Board giving details of the road at Mam Tor

 

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