Photo Highlights of the Bridgewater Canal

Barton Swing Aqueduct
Barton Swing Aqueduct looking north along the navigation channel.
Worsley Packet House on the Bridgewater Canal
Worsley Packet House. Swift passenger boats to Manchester used to depart from the steps. This is the junction of a short arm leading from the Bridgewater Canal to the mines entrance in Worsley Delph.
Preston Brook Tunnel
photo: Neil Arlidge
Preston Brook Tunnel, where the Preston Brook arm of the Bridgewater Canal meets end on with the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Castlefield Basin, at the end of the Manchester arm of the canal. Looking from the Deansgate end where the River Medlock flows into the canal basin.
The Middle Warehouse, Castlefield.
The footbridge and the railway bridges, Castlefield, with the Merchants' Warehouse on the right.
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