SD8807 : Lock 59 and Rail bridge

taken 14 years ago, near to Middleton, Rochdale, Great Britain

Lock 59 and Rail bridge
Lock 59 and Rail bridge
From lock 59 looking North towards Slattocks, the railway takes the opportunity to hop over the canal. According to 'The History of Thornham' by Leon MacLeod, the original intention was for the line to go under the canal at Slattocks! 'Tar' Betty's lock house was around here somewhere but was demolished in 1912.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 September, 2004   (more nearby)
Friday, 21 October, 2005
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 884 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.0008N 2:10.5971W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 883 077
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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