The Trent and Mersey Canal

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


1 - Derwent Mouth to Fradley


6 - Middlewich to Preston Brook <<-- : -->> 2 - Fradley Junction


Swarkestone Lock

Descending Swarkestone Lock, 2002

Swarkestone Junction

Swarkestone Junction, 2002
The entrance to the derelict Derby Canal

Stenson Lock

Stenson Lock, 1974
After the narrow locks this one is quite a shock!

Stenson Lock

Stenson Lock, 2002
Similar view 28 years later

Branston Lock

Branston Lock, 1974
Note two traditional features no longer present: the black and white stripes on the balance beams, and the paddle spindles that extended beyond the end of the beams and presented a hazard to your shins as you went past

Wychnor Rally

Wychnor Boat Rally, 2002

Trent Crossing

Towpath crossing the Trent at Alrewas, 2002

Trent Crossing

Looking downstream towards the weir on the Trent at Alrewas, 2002


The Trent and Mersey Canal

6 - Middlewich to Preston Brook <<-- : -->> 2 - Fradley Junction

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v5a 20th October 2012

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