SJ5182 : Bridgewater Canal, Runcorn

taken 10 years ago, near to Runcorn, Halton, Great Britain

Bridgewater Canal, Runcorn
Bridgewater Canal, Runcorn
The Bridgewater Canal was opened in 1761 to give an outlet for the products of Francis Egerton's (3rd Duke of Bridgewater) collieries, and was the first canal to be built that was not an improvement of an existing watercourse. Since 1885 it has been owned by the Manchester Ship Canal Co. and is now operated in conjunction with the Bridgewater canal Trust as a leisure waterway. More information is available at LinkExternal link
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SJ5182, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 July, 2007
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 511 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.4493N 2:44.1176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 512 829
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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