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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 15th March, 2014)

Canal Boat

Canal Boat
'Ribble' at Henhurst Locks.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR)
Views: 4,342

Comment by: Alex on 15th March 2014 at 08:18

Another good photograph Mick. You've captured atmosphere and presence, I can almost smell the smoke. Great shot!

Comment by: Rev David Long on 15th March 2014 at 08:51

Well captured, Mick - a bit of history recreated.

Comment by: kath on 15th March 2014 at 09:04

I love how the sunlight is centred on the men. great shot!

Comment by: maggie. on 15th March 2014 at 09:41

I don't think that is an ordinary narrow boat, it looks to me like a barge - meant to carry freight. happy memories though of locking. One of my happiest memories is of working the Wigan flight on a summer Sunday afternoon. Great, met some lovely people.

Comment by: A.W. on 15th March 2014 at 10:21

Very atmospheric, love the mist rising.

Comment by: Mick on 15th March 2014 at 10:37

Theres a video of the Ribble going into Henhurst Locks


Comment by: Ron D on 15th March 2014 at 12:02

Nice one Mick.The diesel smoke makes the picture but does no good other wise.

Comment by: joe graney on 15th March 2014 at 17:08

good picture well done

Comment by: John H on 15th March 2014 at 22:59

I have to agree with Ron D, Nice pic made with the diesel smoke, great shot I love it

Comment by: Fred Mason on 15th March 2014 at 23:41

Sunshine and smoke....

makes for a great atmospheric shot, Mick.

Good on yer, lad...!!!

Comment by: Liz C on 15th March 2014 at 23:42

Nice one, Mick.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 16th March 2014 at 15:47

Nice one Mick!

Comment by: Harry C. on 17th March 2014 at 06:52

I used to work in the building on the right when it was Wigan Printing Co.

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