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Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Canal Basin


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"C" is for "Canal" and there are three canals in Ashton.

The scene above shows Portland Basin, the junction of the Ashton Canal with the Peak Forest Canal. The photo was taken a few weeks ago when we were experiencing snow and ice.

See Birds Eye View of this location.

"Canal Basin" is a contribution to ABC Wednesday. For more "C" posts from around the world please follow this link.

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful, snowy, COLD capture! And a great word for the day!

    Sylvia

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  2. I wouldn't like to try and cross the bridge with all that snow on it.

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  3. I'm surprised there aren't children sliding down that bridge.

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  4. There's certainly been a lot of snow here in the UK, hasn't there?
    You'll find mine here.

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  5. Canals are such peaceful places to walk along...and you have three! How nice that must be! Beautiful photo of a snowy bridge! Enjoy!

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  6. Beautiful shot but Brrr it looks cold.

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  7. Beautiful winter scene. The canal is superb!

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  8. Yes, we have certainly had a fair amount of snow haven't we?

    Denise (ABC Team) Thanks so much for participating!

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  9. You have given me an idea for a post! Thanks!

    I love the photos, but not the cold it represents!

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  10. A lovely shot, with s many different facets. I particularly like the seen on the water.

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  11. I like the structures in the background. Interesting colours too, (including the reflection on those little patches of icy water on the road).

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  12. Stunning photograph, snow perfect.

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  13. Lovely but lonely shot! Looks like a magazine ad!


    Great ABC post.
    Kisses from Nydia.

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  14. sooty great snap,spent many a happy hour as a child on that bridge,it always looks good, also used it as a short cut from Victoria st.to J.Bown as a apprentice on wharf st.

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