NS8280 : Waiting for the bridge

taken 12 years ago, near to Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Great Britain

Waiting for the bridge
Waiting for the bridge
Two boats returning from a rally at Auchinstarry near Kilsyth, a short private narrowboat called "Nola's Ark" after its owner and a restored 1936 gentleman's launch named "Kelvin" after its builders, wait on the Forth & Clyde Canal at the pontoon at Bonnybridge for the lifting bridge in the background to be raised by British Waterways personnel. One should add that they do so by pressing buttons and setting hydraulic pumps in action; they do not get underneath and lift it bodily on their shoulders like Atlas supporting the world.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 June, 2010
Category
Canal boat   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 823 800 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.9402N 3:53.3084W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 822 800
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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