The Grand Union Canal, Leicester Line

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton



Watford Locks

Descending Watford Locks, 1974

Husbands Bosworth Tunnel

South portal of Husbands Bosworth Tunnel, 1974

Foxton

Foxton Locks, 1974

Foxton

Looking down Foxton Locks, 1974

Foxton

Ascending Foxton Locks, 1974

Saddington Tunnel

West Portal, Saddington Tunnel, 1974

Saddington Tunnel

East Portal, Saddington Tunnel, 1974

Kegworth Deep Lock

The new Kegworth Deep Lock, 2003
The shrubbery to the left hides the site of the original lock.

Kegworth Deep Lock

The new Kegworth Deep Lock from below, 2002
The gates of the original lock can be seen to the right of the new chamber.

Kegworth Shallow Lock

Kegworth Shallow Lock, 2002

Kegworth Shallow Lock

Kegworth Shallow Lock before the river levels were modified, 1974

Kegworth Shallow Lock

Kegworth Shallow Lock, 2002
The river level is clearly lower than it was 29 years earlier.

Ratcliffe Lock

Ratcliffe Old Lock, 2002

Ratcliffe Lock

Ratcliffe Lock, with the old lock to the left, 2002

Redhill Lock

Redhill Lock and Bridge, 2002

Redhill Lock

Redhill Lock and Bridge, 2002
We had to work through this lock in 1974



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v9 14th May 2015

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