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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 3rd October, 2010)

Towpath walk

Towpath walk
L&L Canal, Lancaster pound.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon 400d 13.5mm-35mm lens.)
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Comment by: dave mash on 3rd October 2010 at 09:20

Excellent,almost a Gainsborough.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 3rd October 2010 at 09:44

That could almost be a Constable painting...very nice.

Comment by: Alex B on 3rd October 2010 at 10:40

Oh!... to be in England!What a great photograph Ron,,,Well framed,and I must say, good timing with the couple crossing the bridge

Comment by: JohnB on 3rd October 2010 at 14:12

Is that the bridge were you turn to go down the Glasson Flight at Galgate

Comment by: David Barker on 3rd October 2010 at 14:21

Nice one Ron ,does look like a painting very soft feel to the photo.

Comment by: Ron D on 3rd October 2010 at 16:50

JohnB. It is the Leeds and Liverpool canal at Haigh. The Lancaster pound goes from top lock Wigan, to bottom lock Wheelton,and was originally part of the Lancaster canal, hence the Lancaster pound.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 3rd October 2010 at 17:42

Well,it could either be a Gainsborough or a Constable...eh Dave.

Comment by: David on 4th October 2010 at 10:35

Is that the same bridge that years ago - to the left - the boat-house used to be?

Comment by: A Parr Down-under on 5th October 2010 at 10:53

Great one Dave;it do;s look like a classy paiting.

Comment by: Danny G on 5th October 2010 at 18:55

Scene never changed in 50 years, Boat house used to be on left of bridge on photo, swam in canal many times, Happy memories,

Comment by: Roy H on 13th October 2010 at 07:21

Bet you didn't get the couples permission for their photograph. Didn't want to pay them commission. I know.

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