Wooden sleeper from the Croydon to Dover railway, 1842

Made:
1842 in Ashford

Railway sleeper, from contractor's railway used during the construction of the line from Croydon to Dover, 1842. Found during the excavation of the ground during the construction of the Channel Tunnel Link line near Ashford, Kent, May 1992. (Approximately 107" long, 10" wide and 5" deep).

Details

Category:
Railway Infrastructure
Object Number:
1997-7138/1
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 2718 mm x 254 mm x 127 mm,
type:
sleeper
status:
Permanent collection

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