TQ0380 : Grand Union Canal (Slough Branch), near Iver

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

Grand Union Canal (Slough Branch), near Iver
Grand Union Canal (Slough Branch), near Iver
Looking down from Thorney Lane bridge. 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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Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0386 8044 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8009N 0:30.2816W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0392 8046
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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