TQ0480 : Grand Union Canal (Slough Arm), near Iver

taken 1 year ago, near to Iver, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal (Slough Arm), near Iver
Grand Union Canal (Slough Arm), near Iver
Looking through the M25 bridge towards Slough basin. The Slough arm runs for about five miles, is mostly straight and, in truth, not particularly interesting with limited facilities for boaters. It was a very late addition to the canal network, not opening until 1882 - by which time many canals were feeling the effects of railway competition. Nevertheless it was successful, carrying a specific traffic, bricks, from the area's brickworks into London. Carrying continued until 1960.
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TQ0480, 127 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0409 8051 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8362N 0:30.0816W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0412 8052
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