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An early ascent at the Roaches
© DerwentDiluted
Route: Crack and Corner (HS 4c)
Climbers: Grandad Diluted and Ernest Marples
Camera used: unknown!

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A pair of photos of my grandad. Ernest Marples went on the be minister for transport and open the M1.
DerwentDiluted - 11/Oct/11
Thanks for sharing these.
Kafoozalem - 12/Oct/11
He also virtually ruined the rural railway system, almost managing even to shut the Hope Valley line, thankfully now preserved for posterity.
Al Evans - 12/Oct/11
Sorry that was Beeching, I just remember all the protest marches of my youth 'Marples Must Go'
Al Evans - 24/Mar/14
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