Stockport Branch Canal - 4

Lower Gorton Reservoir, Stockport Branch Canal
The canal curves round to the right, with Lower Gorton Reservoir to the left. The canal was built on an embankment across the valley of the Gore Brook, which ran through a culvert. When the reservoir was needed, the canal embankment was used as a dam.
Lower Gorton Reservoir, Stockport Branch Canal
Lower Gorton Reservoir from the line of the former canal.
Lower Gorton Reservoir, Stockport Branch Canal
Looking northwards alongside Lower Gorton Reservoir.
near Gorton Bridge, Stockport Branch Canal
Between Lower Gorton Reservoir and Gorton Bridge, this building has been constructed on the line of the canal.
Gorton Bridge, Stockport Branch Canal
At Debdale Park, the main A57 road has been made into a dual carriageway. This subway beneath the new carriageway is on the line of the canal. The original Gorton Bridge is beyond.
Gorton Bridge, Stockport Branch Canal
Looking north to Gorton Bridge at Debdale Park.
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