Aerial railway

Document reference: (COPY 1/460/87) Men descending by aerial railway at Beachy Head lighthouse, 1903

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How many people are within the railway carriage? What might they be feeling on their journey? What can they see?

Can you describe the shape of the cliff face? What does it look like? What colour is the stone?

Can you describe the way the lighthouse sits in the sea? What might you be able to see from the top of the tower? How would you get from the landing station to the lighthouse?

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