Virtual Journey - Elsecar Branch (1)

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Wombwell Junction, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking from Brampton Road along the line of the Elsecar Branch towards the Dearne and Dove Canal main line, the route of which ran from right to left in front of the trees. Lock 9 would have been on the right hand side of this grassy area, with Lock 10 and Wombwell Junction being out of sight to the left.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking south-west along the line of the Elsecar Branch, a new bridge has been built where Brampton Road crosses.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Beyond Brampton Road bridge, the branch is in water. Looking back towards the bridge.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking towards Elsecar. The gardens of the houses of Brampton Crescent come down to the canal.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back towards Brampton Road.
Elsecar Branch, Swinton, Dearne and Dove Canal
This section of canal is popular with fishermen.
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