SE2119 : Shepley Bridge Lock from above

taken 10 years ago, near to Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Great Britain

Shepley Bridge Lock from above
Shepley Bridge Lock from above
Calder and Hebble Canal. Note in the foreground the characteristic hand spike paddle gear whis is local to this navigation. It requires a piece of timber, about 1 metre in length, slightly tapered at the end, which is used to operate a spindle with holes in it that turn a gear to lift or raise the paddle.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 215 197 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.4485N 1:40.5434W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 214 197
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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