SD8432 : Canal crane

taken 9 years ago, near to Burnley, Lancashire, Great Britain

Canal crane
Canal crane
Known locally as "the Culvert" this photograph was taken from the Leeds and Liverpool canal as it passes over Yorkshire street in Burnley. The crane, long since redundant, but still remarkably intact, was used to load and unload goods from barges in the days when Burnley produced more cotton than anywhere else in the world. Directly behind the crane is the red brick of the Brick Makers Arms public house. To the right is Burnley's largest Catholic church, St. Mary's.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
Category
Canal bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 844 325 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.3581N 2:14.2232W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 844 325
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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