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By Jean and John Bradburn

Opened on 17 July 1761, the canal has a distinct position in background because the first to be in-built Britain with no following an current watercourse, and so turned a version for people that undefined. Affectionately referred to as the ‘Duke’s Cut’, the Bridgewater Canal revolutionised shipping during this state and marked the start of the golden canal age, which lasted from 1760 to 1830.

However, because the rail community passed the canals as a mode of transporting items, the canal fell into disuse and in 1963, ahead of the nice canal revival, the amazing Runcorn locks have been crammed in. We should still see them back as there are new plans to revive the locks, however the canal continues to be well-liked by walkers and enjoyment boaters. during this new e-book, authors Jean and John Bradburn take the reader on a desirable trip, and convey simply how the Bridgewater Canal has replaced and built via time.

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