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A picture tour of Anderton - in the county of Cheshire
Anderton Boat Lift
Anderton Boat Lift - by Rod Burkey ©
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Photographer: © Rod Burkey (Gallery)(21st August 2011)
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Anderton Boat Lift

Built in 1875 this great example of Victorian engineering provides a 50ft lift for canal vessels. It links the River Weaver with the Trent and Weaver Canal, a great place to visit.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D300
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 18 mm, Aperture: f 5.6, ISO: 320, Exposure time: 1/1000 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0.33333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 23, 2011, 12:18 pm
ImageID:1139660, Image size: 2700 x 2113 pixels

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Comment by Patrick Hogan(22nd August 2011)

Superb image showing this amazing piece of engineering.... Unmistakably made of steel !

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Comment by cathyml(22nd August 2011)

Interesting engineering feat from way back then!

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Comment by Rob Lewis(22nd August 2011)

Great shot of Victorian engineering,love it.

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(22nd August 2011)

Great bit of Industrial Archaeology and a super record of it.

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Comment by Sally Birch(10th September 2011)

Great shot

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