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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 14th November, 2016)

On top of the top


On top of the top
Top lock, New Springs.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Pentax SLR)
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Comment by: Mick on 14th November 2016 at 06:46

A well worn bottom step

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 14th November 2016 at 08:05

what was the intention with the right turn there?

Comment by: Jod on 14th November 2016 at 11:02

Malc, it had been originally planned for the Lancaster Canal to continue here to Westhoughton and Salford. In 1864, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal took over the section of the Lancaster Canal from Wigan Top Lock to Johnsons Hillock. The planned line of the Lancaster Canal went straight on originally, through Monk Hall Bridge. Only a short, partly dried-up section exists beyond the bridge.

Comment by: Jonno on 14th November 2016 at 11:17

Ron, you uploaded a pic of the same step on 19th April this year.

Comment by: arrow on 14th November 2016 at 18:13

Jonno, photographers email photos to the Admin who then decides which photos to publish and when. The photographers have no say in what is published on Photo A Day.

Comment by: Jonno on 15th November 2016 at 00:31

Arrow, i realise that, what i am saying is why does the photographer virtually repeat the same photograph.

Comment by: Jonno on 15th November 2016 at 10:19

You obviously dont know what you're talking about Arrow, uploaded means to send your pic to WW, not to 'publish'it as you call, it on P-a-D

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