SJ9924 : Narrowboat entering Hoo Mill Lock, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Great Haywood, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Narrowboat entering Hoo Mill Lock, Staffordshire
Narrowboat entering Hoo Mill Lock, Staffordshire
Narrowboat "Ruka" is manoeuvring into the channel under Bridge No 76 and into the lock chamber, which can be seen to good advantage here: LinkExternal link .

The Trent and Mersey Canal is 93.5 miles in length from Derwent Mouth to Preston Brook, and includes 76 locks. The first sod was cut by Josiah Wedgwood in July 1766 at Middleport (Stoke-on-Trent) and the whole canal was open for business by 1777.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 997 241 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.8762N 2:0.2868W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 997 240
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