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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 1st September, 2016)

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Wigan flight.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon power-shot)
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Comment by: Mick on 1st September 2016 at 07:53

I wonder how many Incers have crawled up the lock over flow tunnel

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 1st September 2016 at 08:09

I love to see these colourful pics of canals & narrow boats. It pleases me that canals are are again full of life.
Thanks Ron.

Comment by: Gary Leece on 1st September 2016 at 08:45

Have to agree with you Helen of T. It looks lovely now.
Back in the 60s it was a mess - I remember a fishing match with twenty two men and only one fish was caught. Excellent shot Ron.

Comment by: maggie on 1st September 2016 at 09:49

This flight is a good one. Well maintained, & the original design is well planned. it is one of the best canals in this country.

Comment by: Whelly Wayne on 1st September 2016 at 09:57

its called the 'bywash' Mick
we used to jump over it as kids - now most have been covered over

Comment by: Mick on 1st September 2016 at 13:29

Wayne I could have jumped over it all day long when I was young, I meant did any of you crawl up the tunnel

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