Clayton to Fairfield (2) - Virtual canal trip along the Ashton Canal

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Lock 16, Clayton
Lock 16, Edge Lane Lock. the top lock of the Clayton flight, from Edge Lane Bridge.
Yew Tree swing bridge, Buxton Lane
At the end of Buxton Lane is Yew Tree footbridge and swing bridge, named after a nearby pub.
Clockhouse swing bridge
Clockhouse swing bridge, Fairfield.
Lock 17
Looking west at Lock 17, Fairfield, Droylsden. Lock 17, like Locks 1 and 18, was duplicated in the 1820s to reduce congestion.
Locks 17 and 18, Fairfield
Looking east from Lock 17 towards Lock 18, Fairfield. These two locks were converted into double (twin) locks to help prevent tailbacks on this busy lock flight.

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