SJ6274 : Barnton Tunnel, west end

taken 27 years ago, near to Barnton, Cheshire, Great Britain

Barnton Tunnel, west end
Barnton Tunnel, west end
The parabolic arch characteristic of the early Trent & Mersey tunnels. Approached via an awkward bend - note damage caused by unsuccessful attempts to line the boat up with the tunnel. Stop planks under their shelter are just visible on the left, for blanking the tunnel off for maintenance. The tunnel portal is only just, or at least partly (the right hand side), in SJ6274.
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SJ6274, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 September, 1990   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 January, 2010
Category
Canal tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 629 748 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.1604N 2:33.3831W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 629 748
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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