Archive Photos of the Hollinwood Canal

Pinch Farm and Crime Lake

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Hollinwood Branch Canal, Waterhouses
The stone hut at the top of Waterhouses locks, with the spillway to the right. [1960s] [Photo: Peter Caunt]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
The spillway that takes surplus water straight downto the River Medlock. (1960s) [Photo: John Green]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Waterhouses
Waterhouses Junction, with the spillway to the left, the Fairbottom Branch to the right and Pinch Farm in the background. [1960s] [Photo: Peter Caunt]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Looking towards Pinch Farm and footbridge from the spillway (late 1960s). [Photo: Stephen Desmond]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Pinch Farm and Footbridge. (1920s?). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Daisy Nook
Crime Aqueduct and the footbridge that gives access to Pinch Farm (1962). [Photo: Chris K. Potter Archive]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Rowing boat on Crime Lake (1960s). [Photo: Leonard Kaye courtesy Oldham Local Studies Library]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Crime Lake. Notice a line of amusement slot machines on the left and a rowing boat on the right (1960s). [Photo: Leonard Kaye courtesy Oldham Local Studies Library]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Hand-coloured postcard showing visitors at Crime Lake (1910s).
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Crowds enjoying a day out at Crime Lake (1910s). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Hand-coloured postcard showing the steam boat Pioneer at Crime Lake (1905). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Local artist L.S. Lowry painted at least two views of Crime Lake.
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Rowing boats lined up outside the boathouse on Crime Lake (1930s). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
Hollinwood Branch Canal, Crime Lake
Hiring out rowing boats on Crime Lake is Tommy Dunstan, left (1930s). [Photo: Garry Jones of Littlemoss]
 

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