The Waterways of France

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


Vire Navigation


The Vire Navigation was created in the 1830's and ran 69 km from Pont-Farcy to the sea near Carentan. The navigation fell out of use in 1926, although it was not abandoned until 1938. Most of the locks have been converted to generate electricity.


Hébert Lock

The river from the Rochers de Ham, south of St.Lô, 1991

Hebert Lock

Hébert Lock from Les Rochers de Ham, 1991

Hebert Lock

Hébert Lock from the road bridge, 1991


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v2 27th May 2015

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