SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal

near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
On a bright cold day a few slivers of ice can be seen on the Peak Forest Canal. The large building reflected is Wharfinger House a Grade II listed warehouse.
PFC from Manchester Road Bridge
Other views of the Peak Forest Canal from Manchester Road.

Before 1980: LinkExternal link
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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2012
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Monday, 30 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 31 January, 2012
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Canals 
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Peak Forest 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9434 9513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.1738N 2:5.2019W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9434 9510
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