Virtual Journey - Wombwell to Barnsley (3)

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Wombwell, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking eastwards from Bradberry Balk Lane, Wombwell, the site of the former Bradberry Balk Bridge.

Wombwell, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking west from Bradberry Balk Lane.
Aldham, Dearne and Dove Canal
Half a mile further on, the canal passed under the railway and Barnsley Road at Aldham. This picture shows the site of Lock 10, the first of the eight locks of the Stairfoot flight, immediately west of Aldham Bridge. The canal curved to the right them left before climbing the other seven locks.
Stairfoot Locks, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking westwards up the Stairfoot Locks. Apart from a few blocks of stone, there is little to show that this was a flight of locks.
Stairfoot Locks, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking westwards up the former Stairfoot Locks.
Stairfoot Locks, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back down the line of the canal at Stairfoot Locks.
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