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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 29th November, 2015)


Leeds Liverpool Canal at Gathurst close the the old junction with the River Douglas.

Photo: Rachel Shallcross  (Nikon D5000)
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Comment by: Colin on 29th November 2015 at 00:08

Love This Shot Rachel, Brilliant..!

Comment by: Mick on 29th November 2015 at 08:32

You can still see the stone work of the old dean locks that joined the Dougie to the Leeds Liverpool canal.

Just up to the right of this photo was a house next to the weir, one of my old school mates lived there.

And one day his mam told him to walk the local shop at Gathurst for some shopping.

So he set of, but he thought he would see how far he could walk along the canal bank with the shopping bag on his head, he didnt get very far before he fell in and drowned.

Comment by: irene roberts on 29th November 2015 at 11:19

I like the sharpness of the photo in the foreground showing raindrops on the grass, and the haziness of the background in comparison.

Comment by: Peebee on 29th November 2015 at 16:46

Mick......I think your a bloody jinks !! :)

Comment by: Garry on 29th November 2015 at 22:38

I love it! you've got a brilliant photographic brain Rachel, you're a star.

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