SJ6374 : Heaven and Hell? On the Barnton Cut

taken 12 years ago, near to Barnton, Cheshire, Great Britain

Heaven and Hell? On the Barnton Cut
Heaven and Hell? On the Barnton Cut
The Barnton Cut is the canalised portion of the River Weaver, built 1832-5 to improve navigation, between Saltersford Locks and Winnington. The photo shows some of the soda ash storage at Wallerscote soda ash works, Winnington - formerly ICI and now owned by Brunner Mond and seemingly partially derelict. This section of the river used to be busy with boats, including quite sizeable sea-going vessels carrying chemicals from the Wallerscote and Winnington works. These days it seems only the occasional maintenance craft or leisure boat would disturb the tranquility of the swan family. Taken from the riverside path.
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SJ6374, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 June, 2006
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River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6348 7412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.7687N 2:32.9372W
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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