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Archive for July 21st, 2015

Boat Blog: Rochdale Photoblog 1

Posted by indigodream on 21 July, 2015

We forgot to bring the camera home from the boat in May, so I have some photos that never made it as far as the blog – here are a few of my favourites from the 24th May (Day 7 of the Odyssey)…

This stub is the all that remains of the old course of the Rochdale Canal, obliterated by the M62. I'm so glad that a new way through was found...

This stub is the all that remains of the old course of the Rochdale Canal, obliterated by the M62. I’m so glad that a new way through was found…

This is classified as a broad canal, so when widebeams want to come through, CRT haul to towpath out of this bridge to let them through...

This is classified as a broad canal, so when widebeams want to come through, CRT have to haul this towpath out of this bridge to let them through…

Interesting variety of mechanism for opening the heavy gates...

Interesting variety of mechanism for opening the heavy gates…

Muh as I'm grateful fro the cana being allowed to pass under the new roads, aybe a little more though could have been put into the aesthetics!

Much as I’m grateful for the canal being allowed to pass under the new roads, maybe a little more though could have been put into the aesthetics!

Meh!

Meh!

The mountains to be conquered :-)

The mountains to be conquered 🙂

Wind turbines - love them or loathe them??

Wind turbines – love them or loathe them??

The views speak of the sheer hard work involved in crossing the Pennnes with power, transport - you name it....

The views speak of the sheer hard work involved in crossing the Pennines with power, transport – you name it….

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