These pages show photographs taken from a boat passing through the M62 crossing site on July 4th 2002, a few days after the channel was opened to navigation
Going through the old Lock 53, heading south.
Entering the new sheet-pile lined channel.
Passing below the temporary farm access bridge on the north side of the motorway.
Another sheet-pile lined channel leading to the motorway tunnel.
Entering the tunnel below the M62.
Looking back from the tunnel to the northern section of the new channel.
Next page: M62 crossing, Castleton, page 5 -
more photographs from a boat passing right through the site.
My thanks to Mike and Su for allowing me to take photographs from their boat NB Cutworks.