SJ8743 : Canal, boat and incinerator near Stoke-on-Trent

taken 4 years ago, near to Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Canal, boat and incinerator near Stoke-on-Trent
Canal, boat and incinerator near Stoke-on-Trent
Trent and Mersey Canal.
The incinerator was commissioned in 1998 (though a Wikipedia entry says 1989).

No boat; Full reflection ;-) SJ8743 : Trent and Mersey Canal approaching Stoke-on-Trent
Trent and Mersey Canal
The Trent and Mersey Canal is 935 miles in length from Derwent Mouth to Preston Brook. The first cut was made by Josiah Wedgwood in July 1766 at Middleport (Stoke-on-Trent). The eastern section between Derwent Mouth and Shugborough (the junction with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal) was already operational by 1770 and the whole canal through to Preston Brook, where it linked with the Bridgewater Canal was open for business by 1777. James Brindley was the engineer until his death in 1772. There are seventy-six locks en route to raise and lower the water level where hills impede the course. There are four tunnels, including the famous Harecastle Tunnel near Stoke-on-Trent.
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SJ8743, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8791 4356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.3541N 2:10.8930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8793 4347
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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