Middleton Top Engine House, Derbyshire

Middleton Top Engine House, Derbyshire

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Middleton Top Engine House houses a preserved steam engine formerly used to haul trains up the 700-yard long 1-in-8 (12.5%) gradient of Middleton Incline. The engine, built by the Butterley Company of Ripley in 1829, still runs for demonstration purposes and is occasionally open to the public. It is located on what was The Cromford and High Peak Railway (C&HPR) in Derbyshire, England, was completed in 1831, to carry minerals and goods between the Cromford Canal wharf at High Peak Junction and the Peak Forest Canal at Whaley Bridge. The C&HPR is now the High Peak Cycle Trail. #Butterley_Company #CHPR #Cromford_and_High_Peak_Railway #Derbyshire #Engine #Engine_House #Incline #Middleton_Top #Railway #Steam #trains #TRM_DA
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