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L&L Canal near New Springs   Comments: 4
Photo: Andrew Gagg   Item #: 30559  
L&L Canal near New Springs

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  Photo. taken by me 1965-68  

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Comments by DTease, 27th May 2018  
Makes you realise when you see this area now what a brilliant job has been done of cleaning up the mess from Wiganís Past.

Comments by Dostaf, 27th May 2018  
Lock XIII AKA 77

Marvellous set of photos, Andrew.

Thanks for sharing

Comments by Scholes Malc, 29th May 2018  
brilliant photos Andrew - thank you - this one brings back particular memories - the iron bridge & Rockies in the background - to your left would have been the Grey Hills - on the right I seem to recollect there were various brick tunnels there in which we dared to venture - happy days

Comments by Veronica, 29th May 2018  
There were tunnels near 'Sandy Bottoms'. I can remember aged about 9,climbing down a hole on an iron ladder with some playmates and coming up another hole a bit of a distance away. It was pitch black and we did it for a 'dare'. I shudder now when I think about it. I have no idea what the tunnels were used for. Perhaps someone can enlighten me. I dread to think what could have happened to us.

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