Virtual Journey along the Rochdale Canal - Todmorden to Littleborough (7)

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Longlees Lock, Rochdale Canal
Lock 36, Longlees Lock.
Longlees Lock, Rochdale Canal
Longlees Lock, looking north.
Longlees Lock, Rochdale Canal
Looking back to Longlees Lock from the summit pound. Bleak scenery surrounds the summit pound of the canal, which broadens out and occupies the floor of the high valley between the heads of the River Calder and River Roch. The Leeds to Manchester railway runs through its summit tunnel nearby at a lower level than the canal summit.
Summit Pound, Rochdale Canal
Looking north along the summit pound from near West Summit.
West Summit Lock, Rochdale Canal
Lock 37, West Summit Lock with Chelburn Bridge beyond. The Summit pub is a short distance away on the main road.
West Summit Lock, Rochdale Canal
West Summit Lock at the Lancashire end of the summit pound and the start of the descent to Littleborough.
Chelburn Bridge, Rochdale Canal
Chelburn Bridge, with West Summit Lock behind and the lock keeper's cottage on the left.
Chelburn Bridge, Rochdale Canal
Looking south from Chelburn Bridge.

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