Tag Archives: Transport

Night Lines

Night shot taken on 35mm transparency film way back in 1972. I seem to remember that I used a light blue filter and probably an exposure of about one minute at f/8 on 25 A.S.A. Kodachrome film. The lines are … Continue reading

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Harecastle Tunnels

Harecastle Tunnel is a canal tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Staffordshire between Kidsgrove and Tunstall. The tunnel, which is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) long, was once one of the longest in the country. Its industrial purpose was … Continue reading

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Joules warehouse, Stone, Staffordshire

Situated in Stone, Staffordshire, by the Trent and Mersey canal, is Brewery. Joule’s is now a small Brewery, now situated in Market Drayton, that mainly serves its own collection of 40 Brewery Taps as well as a small local group … Continue reading

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Canal wharf and barge

At fairly regular intervals along England’s inland waterways or canals, maintenance wharfs can be found where narrowboats (or barges) can be moored, fuel can be topped up and barges repaired. Often, there is also a shop nearby to top up … Continue reading

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Canoe on the River Dee, Chester

Canoe enthusiasts can bring their canoe to the River Dee at Chester to enjoy warm sunny afternoons on the river.

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Golden mile and Tower at Blackpool

A classic view of Blackpool’s ‘Golden Mile’ and Tower. Also on view is one of Blackpool’s famous trams. The tramway runs all the way from Fleetwood in the north, through Blackpool, to the Pleasure Beach in the south and beyond.

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Canal cruising – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License The history of the narrow boat is intertwined with the history of the canal system. Narrow boats were originally built as working boats in the 18th, 19th, and … Continue reading

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