View west over the remains of Barras station towards the Lake District on 10 October, just as the rain started to fall. Opened by the South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway in 1861, this exposed part of the line, descending west from Stainmore Summit, became infamous due to the number of blockages in winter caused by major snowdrifts.

Location: Barras

Company: South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway

Photographer: John Furnevel

Contact photographer: John Furnevel

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Date: 10/10/2009

Image number: 26041

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