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The Railway Line, Pinxton Wharf

Engine number 4498 at the Level Crossing in Pinxton. The Midland Railway line built a track from Pinxton Wharf to Mansfield in the early 19th century. It was horse drawn until 1849 when it became linked to the Erewash Valley railway. The wharf was the terminus for the canal, which was built to link the collieries to the river Trent, and is very important to the area's heritage. Coal was mined on a…