SP5968 : Side pond paddles in use on the Watford staircase

taken 1 month ago, near to Watford, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Side pond paddles in use on the Watford staircase
Side pond paddles in use on the Watford staircase
The red paddle is raised, filling the lower lock from the side pond. Then the white paddle will be raised, emptying the upper lock into the same side pond. When the water is at the same level in both locks, the boat will move from Lock 3 to Lock 4.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Side Pond  Old Grand Union  Lock Paddle Gear 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5927 6876 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.8255N 1:7.9194W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5928 6876
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Canal Staircase  Staircase Locks  Leicester Arm of the Grand Union Canal 

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