Archive Photos of the Hollinwood Canal

Waterhouses Aqueduct and Lock 19

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Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Looking north towards Waterhouses Aqueduct and the first lock from below the footbridge, Daisy Nook (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Droylsden
The opened-out Dark Tunnel looking south from the footbridge [1950s].
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Waterhouses Aqueduct and the first lock (late 1960s). [Photo: John Green]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Waterhouses Aqueduct seen from the footbridge (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses, Daisy Nook - Lock 19 of the Ashton Canal, seen from Waterhouses Aqueduct (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The valley of the River Medlock at Daisy Nook, looking west from the first lock. Stannybrook Road can be seen alongside the river, with the site of the annual Easter Fair to the right of it (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Droylsden
The first lock at Waterhouses with Tommy Stanfield, former lock keeper. [Photo: Hollinwood Canal Society Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses (late 1960s). [Photo: Stephen Desmond]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses (late 1960s). [Photo: John Green]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses (late 1960s). [Photo: John Green]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The first lock at Waterhouses (late 1960s). [Photo: John Green]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The pound above the first lock. The lock is on the right of the photo and boats leaving the lock had to make 90 degree left turn to the next lock (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The pound above the first lock while the canal was still full of water but after Dark Tunnel had been opened out (note the footbridge visible in the distance) (1930s). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The pound above the first lock after the lock became derelict and the canal dried out (late 1960s).
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The pound above the first lock after the creation of the Country Park. The area looked neat but much of the canal heritage had been destroyed (1970s).
 

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