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

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Lumb Lane Bridge
Mind your head! Lumb Lane Bridge is the lowest on the canal and has claimed a few boat chimneys!
Audenshaw
Pleasant canal-side properties in Audenshaw.
Audenshaw
Art Deco-style house by the winding hole in Audenshaw.
M60 motorway bridge, Audenshaw
Approaching the M60 motorway bridge in Audenshaw, with a hazy glimpse of the Pennines in the distance.
Guide Bridge boatyard
Passing the Ashton Packet Boat Company's Guide Bridge boatyard, the change-over point for Shire Cruisers' cross-Pennine hire boats.
Guide Bridge boatyard
The Ashton Packet Boat Company's Guide Bridge boatyard.
China Bridge, Audenshaw
Looking west to the Hanover Street bridge (China Bridge), Audenshaw. In this area, boats were once loaded with coal from the pits around Ashton Moss to the right of the picture. In 1882, the Ashton Moss Colliery was the deepest pit in the world.
new road bridge, Audenshaw
This charmless bridge carries the new motorway link road from Guide Bridge to Ashton Moss.
Guide Bridge Mill
Guide Bridge Mill, a former cotton mill, stands behind this disused railway bridge.

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