SD4655 : Canal lock, Thurnham

taken 8 years ago, near to Lower Thurnham, Lancashire, Great Britain

Canal lock, Thurnham
Canal lock, Thurnham
These locks seem enormous when compared with those on the narrow canal.
The Glasson Canal
The Glasson Canal was constructed 1823-6, and connects Galsson Dock with the Lancaster Canal. The locks can take boats up to 22m long, 4.2m wide and 1.2m draught. The rule is that the top gates of the locks shall be left closed and locked. (LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 January, 2010
Category
Canal locks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 463 552 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:59.4023N 2:49.2303W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 463 552
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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