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Standedge Tunnel

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Location type: Tunnel
Location address: UK, Marsden
Number of texts: 1
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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

For a while, the Standedge Tunnel was the fastest and best way to get material through the Pennines. This tunnel was built in 1811. The canal was a commercial failure. When if was finished, the train was already a better alternative.

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Linked themes: History, Geography, Technology & engineering

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