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Map 3: Hill Place Bridge to East Grinstead

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Looking towards Kingscote at Hill Place Cattle Creep

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Date: 7th January 1996

This sequence of photos show just how much work has already taken place to get the trackbed into a suitable condition, before laying track can even be considered!

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Photo: Lewis Norris

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Date: 4th February 1996

Less than a month after the previous picture was taken, and the fence at the end of Imberhorne viaduct has gone and Hill Place cattle-creep can be seen.

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Photo: Lewis Norris

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Date: February 1998

In early 1998, the rest of the trackbed from the viaduct to Hill Place bridge was purchased, allowing vegetation clearance to continue towards the tip.

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Photo: Paul Norris

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Date: 7th June 1998

A summertime version of the previous picture, with more trees having been removed in the distance and from the embankment sides.

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Photo: Lewis Norris

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Date: 22nd August 2004

A more recent view, with only light vegetation present and the trackbed in a much more manageable condition.

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Please note that although every effort has been made to make these maps as accurate as possible, I can't accept responsibility for any inaccuracies. Comments and suggestions are welcome by email please.

All un-credited photos were taken by Jon Bowers while working with the Sunday P-Way gang, either during authorised visits to the worksite or while delivering materials for the FOK / extension team. Other photos are by Dave Clarke, Lewis Norris, Paul Norris and Tony Frost, to whom many thanks. Many thanks are also due to Dave Clarke for his help with the captions. All photos remain the copyright of the photographer.


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