SJ6475 : The Anderton Boat Lift (2)

taken 39 years ago, near to Anderton, Cheshire, Great Britain

The Anderton Boat Lift (2)
The Anderton Boat Lift (2)
This shows the lift itself and the aqueduct connecting its top level to the Trent and Mersey Canal. This photograph dates from 1979, before the long period of closure. At that time, the two caissons counterbalanced each other, and here the nearer caisson is at the lower (River Weaver) level, with the further Caisson at the top.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 April, 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 August, 2007
Category
Machinery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 647 753 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.4157N 2:31.7939W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 648 753
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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