Cromford and High Peak Railway






Dates

  /  /1830[Cromford and High Peak Railway]
Opened

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


Wagon trap at Cromford near the bottom of the incline. ...
Ewan Crawford //
The wagon trap located near the bottom of the notorious Sheep Pasture Incline on the Cromford and High Peak Railway, seen here on 22 June 2002 [see ...
Ian Dinmore 22/06/2002
The inside of the catch pit at the bottom of Sheep Pasture Incline in March 2015, showing the remains of a wagon that demonstrates the value of the ...
Malcolm Chattwood 18/03/2015
The catch-pit near the bottom of the 1 in 8 Sheep Pasture Incline on the Cromford and High Peak Railway was designed to protect Cromford Goods Yard ...
Malcolm Chattwood 18/03/2015

The engine house at the top of Sheep Pasture Incline allows the severity of the 1 in 8 gradient to be appreciated. The rope hauled incline ...
Malcolm Chattwood 18/03/2015



Until 1967 this would have been a view of Middleton Top steam shed, a tiny single road structure housing two tank engines that worked the upper ...
Mark Bartlett 24/05/2012
Middleton Top engine house, as seen from the summit of the Middleton incline. The steam winding engine is still (occasionally) operational and open ...
Mark Bartlett 24/05/2012
When the gradient post reads 1 in 1056:1 in 8 (and a quarter!) you know this is a railway location with a difference. This is the summit of the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/05/2012




The last leg of the HIgh Peak and Tissington Trails runs north from the old station site at Hurdlow towards Buxton, as seen here from the foot of the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/05/2012