Aerial Ropeway  - Data File

Name :  Ayton Banks Mine Material Transported :  Ironstone
Operating Co. : Tees Furnace Company 1Ropeway Type : Monocable 1
Location :  Great Ayton Installed / Commissioned :  1913 1
County :  North Yorkshire Decommissioned / Removed :  1921 1
Country :  England Manufacturer :  Aerial Ropeways Ltd. 1
NGR / From :  ~NZ 587 110  Quarry Motive Power / Size :  Steam Engine 1
NGR / To :  ~NZ 567 117  Rail Terminal

Map :  OS 'Outdoor Leisure' 1:25,000
 Sheet 26

- Comments / Remains - 
Installed and operated by the Tees Furnace Company. Linked Ayton Banks Mine with exchange sidings at Cliff Rigg, NGR 567 117.  Concrete bases for the steel pylons, trangular in plan, can still be found in places.1
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1. 'The Mineral Tramways of Great Ayton', Pepper & Stuart, 1994, pp.32-33 (Photo p.33 Engineers Yearbook, 1920.)
- Location Map-
1 to 1mile OS
Ordnance Survey, 'Popular Edition'
1 Inch to 1 Mile (nts) - Sheet 16 - 1925
[Gridlines cross at NGR ~NZ 591 122]

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