SD8700 : Rochdale Canal at Newton Heath

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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Wednesday, 6 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 7 April, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 87 00 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.0627N 2:11.3948W
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