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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 26th October, 2019)

Cruising


Cruising
From top lock to New Springs bridge.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon power-shot)
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Comment by: Philip G. on 26th October 2019 at 07:33

Collecting for the Bommie by narrowboat, were they, Ron, . . . that's a good 'un'.

Comment by: Old Bob on 26th October 2019 at 08:34

Canal is full of green weeds along that stretch to Red Rock , could cause big problems to rudders of narrowboats😥

Comment by: Veronica on 26th October 2019 at 08:41

The opposite of yesterday's photo... Instead of poles there's trees, instead of signs there's bridges and paths, instead of the hard road, there's calm and peace of water rippling in the gentle sunshine.... No craziness only consideration for ones fellow men....

Comment by: Mick on 26th October 2019 at 12:18

The weed islands have been floating up and down on the stretch for a few years now

Comment by: Axcroft on 26th October 2019 at 17:58

Great photo. The floating pennywort (?) weed has now completely taken over the former Wigan Rowing Club canal basin near the Green Bridge at Haigh. Lots of work going on to keep it under control, but it looks like its winning.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 26th October 2019 at 22:58

I did hear about the Triffids accumulating just around the bend. Beware...!!!

Very pleasant photo, Ron. Good one.

Comment by: Alan on 27th October 2019 at 13:44

Loveley photo a beautiful area that was at one time under Wigan Council now Lancashire. You know, Parbold has some great views on top of the hill on a clear day, some loveley houses and farms especially around Newbrough.

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