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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 31st August, 2017)

Canal in Martland Mill

Canal in Martland Mill
Leeds Liverpool Canal.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 31st August 2017 at 01:56

I like Mick's photos. They are always of the real world.

Comment by: Ken R on 31st August 2017 at 04:46

Good pic Mick. The horse seems interested in the boat, the boaters are having a good time and the three walkers are just horsing around. Is that building closed up?

Comment by: irene roberts on 31st August 2017 at 08:13

I like this. This is the Wigan I grew up in, the Wigan I loved and love still...a mix of industry, canals and fields.

Comment by: Alan on 31st August 2017 at 08:45

Untidy canal.

Comment by: ivor biggun on 31st August 2017 at 08:47

Alan (over there) Everyones photos on here are of the real world, where else do they take them, Narnia ?

Comment by: Veronica on 31st August 2017 at 09:23

There's a lot going on here for the nosy horse to see! It's a lovely picture it looks very tranquil.

Comment by: Roy on 31st August 2017 at 09:25

No Ken, Green's carpets, beds, etc is still open, Travis Perkins building materials next door which was originally Mayalls is closed.

Comment by: Owdkewyed on 31st August 2017 at 20:37

When we used to catch the bus down to Christopher Park in the sixties those three wouldn't get away with walking in the middle of the road.:)

Comment by: Ken R on 31st August 2017 at 21:26

I've lost my bearings on this pic. The three walkers are on what road??

Comment by: broady on 31st August 2017 at 22:28

It is the old road into SLG. Past the Woodhouse Inn I think. It was replaced quite a long while ago.

Comment by: Titus on 1st September 2017 at 00:01

It it on Woodhousw Lane, just past the bridge over the canal. This used to be the main route through from Newtown to Beech Hill. Still there in all its glory, just not a main route any more.

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