Photo Highlights of the Peak Forest Canal

Dukinfield Aqueduct
Dukinfield Aqueduct, with the junction with the Ashton Canal and Portland Basin Museum beyond.
Roving bridge at Woodend, Hyde
A roving bridge at Hyde, called Captain Clarke's Bridge.
Marple Aqueduct
Looking back across the Marple Aqueduct, with the River Goyt flowing through the wooded valley below.
Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse
Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse, with Lock 10 seen to the right. The warehouse had a loading arm going inside for easier trans-shipment of goods.
Macclesfield Canal Junction
The junction with the Macclesfield Canal seen from Lock 16, the top lock, Marple.
Canal warehouse, Whaley Bridge
The transhipment shed at Whaley Bridge, seen from the end facing away from the canal basin. A canal arm ran right through the centre while to each side are larger doors allowing railway wagons to enter.
Middle Basin, Bugsworth
The Middle Basin at Bugsworth. The Middle Basin Arm leads off to the left, while the Upper Basin is beyond the far bridge.

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