SO8691 : Botterham Staircase, Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

taken 10 years ago, near to Swindon, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Botterham Staircase, Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
Botterham Staircase, Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
The middle gates and paddle winding gear on the staircase of two locks. The water level is altered by 20ft 3in. (6.18m). In this staircase these gates function as both the top gates of the bottom chamber and the bottom gates of the top chamber.

For an illustrated page on how a staircase like this operates, try this: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) :-))
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 December, 2007
Category
Staircase   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 860 912 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.1424N 2:12.4385W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 860 912
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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