SJ9495 : Canal turn

taken 5 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Canal turn
Canal turn
The Peak Forest Canal having crossed under the M67 motorway follows it eastward for a short distance before bearing south again. The motorway is behind the canal, The concrete bridge over the motorway carries the Manchester Piccadilly to Marple Rose Hill railway. The corner of the canal is heavily covered with weeds.
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Motorway (from Tags)
M67 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9435 9522 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2223N 2:5.1929W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9433 9522
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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