SD8700 : Rochdale Canal at Newton Heath

taken 14 years ago, near to Harpurhey, Manchester, Great Britain

Rochdale Canal at Newton Heath
Rochdale Canal at Newton Heath
Here the Rochdale Canal runs through the town of Newton Heath, Manchester. This stretch sits between locks 69 & 70. The yellow building in the distance is the town library. In the past Newton Heath was a centre of industry. It is famous as the place where Manchester United Football Club was formed by a group of railway workers in 1879.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 7 April, 2005
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8795 0052 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.0741N 2:10.9878W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8786 0049
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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