Virtual Journey - Barnsley to Barugh (7)

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Barnsley Canal
Looking back towards Barnsley from the other side of the former opencast working. The line of the canal can be detected at first by the slighly raised line of the towpath embankment on the left. The canal then curved slowly round to the trees on the extreme right of the picture.
Barnsley Canal
Looking westwards along the line of the canal towards Barugh.
Barnsley Canal
The canal begins to appear again as a damp depression between two banks, with trees lining the right hand side.
Barnsley Canal
The canal is now lined with trees on both sides. The towpath on the right is still walkable but is badly eroded in places.
Barnsley Canal
Towards the end of this section, there is water in the canal bed.
Barnsley Canal
The next section, looking westwards towards Barugh.
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