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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 27th February, 2018)

The old lock

The old lock
The old disused lock at Dean Lock

Photo: Dave (OY)  (Nikon D850 with Nikon 24-70mm F/2.8 )
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Comment by: Mick on 27th February 2018 at 00:14

I would call it a neglected lock

Appley bridge locks are the same

Comment by: Ken R on 27th February 2018 at 01:45

Nice photo Dave. It may be old but it is still holding a lot of water back.

Comment by: . Ozymandias . on 27th February 2018 at 08:01

Its been reported that fragments of tinctures, empty Pinot noir bottles, and other assorted flotsam from the missing vessel , the SS Chocolate Bounty have been sighted in this vicinity quite recently. The search continues.

Comment by: irene roberts on 27th February 2018 at 09:57

I have just read a book of ghost stories set around old canals, coal-mines and railway lines and can imagine this lock, come midnight, being the setting for one of the stories! Welcome back, Ozy!

Comment by: DTease on 27th February 2018 at 10:14

Careful Ozy, Alan's come out from under the stairs again.
How old would those lock gates be?

Comment by: Poet on 27th February 2018 at 12:48

I reckon they're original DTease which would date them from the 1790's

Comment by: Veronica on 27th February 2018 at 13:25

Its the coal hole he comes out of our Alan!

Comment by: Watch a Lot on 27th February 2018 at 19:27

Irene don't start!!! He's always been back under different names.

Comment by: 'Mary' Veronica on 28th February 2018 at 08:04

Sounds like Alan's using another name too!

Comment by: Clever Alan on 3rd March 2018 at 10:52

Nothing to do with me.
I don't hide under different names like some.

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