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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 19th October, 2009)

Gathurst Bridge

Gathurst Bridge
Gathurst Bridge on the Leeds Liverpool Canal.

Photo: John Higham  (Nikon D80)
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Comment by: Alan (in Canada) on 19th October 2009 at 00:04

Oh, the memories ! How long has the fence been there ? I remember falling into the canal when I was running by there, as a kid, and tripped....no fence then.

Comment by: joe barker on 19th October 2009 at 07:19

good picture brightens up a dull monday morning

Comment by: Helen on 19th October 2009 at 09:21

Lovely peaceful photo.

I wonder if this was a view my grandparents may have seen. I found out they lived at Gathurst, up the road from the station & canal, back in the early 1900's

Comment by: rubyshoes on 19th October 2009 at 10:34

An excellent photo.

Comment by: Jim Lowe on 19th October 2009 at 19:39

Brilliant photo----on a top class site.I live in leigh now but from North Ashton originally.Any other Lowes around please reply .Thanks

Comment by: geoff on 19th October 2009 at 22:28

a very nice photo.does anyone remember the old railway carriages and buses that used to be on the sloping field that you can see through the bridge?.

Comment by: Dave Lewis on 20th October 2009 at 22:31

Hi jim, are you related to any of the lowe's on holytrinity pic of 1963 bowling team on the album of north ashton.

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