Tracing an old train track in OpenStreetMap’s Umap

From 1901 to the beginning of the 1950’s there was a train line between the french village of Egreville and the larger city Sens. Because I have some with a village on the track I wanted to learn more about it. The tracks were removed but amateurs gathered a lot of data about the surviving buildings and the path. I was also able to use satellite and aerial images (IGN for historical and recent ones, Bing Maps and Google Maps).

This is the result of this work, but there might still be some mistakes.

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Sources :
– Google maps, Bing maps with some traces (limits of fields and dark shapes in the fields marking the old track)
– historical and modern aerial pictures and maps from french IGN
– Data from online forum

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