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Most viewed - The Canals and Locks
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Bottom Lock488 viewsA view of Bottom Lock with Aqueduct House in the background.
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Bottom Lock House476 viewsBottom Lock Houseabove Lock 1 was originally the Wharfinger's House. This was a job similar to a Station Master on the Railways. New copy from Marple Local History Society Archives 18 April 2010.
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Hollins Mill Canal Arm472 viewsThe scene of Hollins Mill Canal Arm today. Few clues to its existance.
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Marple Wharf462 viewsIce breaking at Marple Wharf. The man on the right is said to be George Bradley of Stone Row.
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Lock No. 09453 viewsA crisp and clear photo of Oldknow's Warehouse and Lock 9 with what seems to be a large crowd on the canal bank. Notice All Saints' Church in the far distance.
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Lock No. 12453 viewsA different coloured view of lock 12 on the Peak Forest Canal taken from Possett Bridge, probably 1960s.
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Marple Wharf448 viewsMarple Wharf in 1912 - isn't it great when they put a date on!
Replaced with colour copy from Marple Local History Society Archives 23 May 2010.
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Lock No. 09446 viewsLock 9 on the Peak Forest Canal, with Station Road crossing the bridge and Oldknow's Warehouse behind. New copy from Marple Local History Society Archives 18 April 2010.
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Strines Road Canal Arm443 viewsThe Strines Road arm of the canal, now filled in, which used to run from Possett Bridge to the Lime Kilns.
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Jinks' Boatyard438 viewsBoat building at Jinks' Boatyard, now Top Lock House.
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Lockside424 viewsLooking towards Possett Bridge with Marple Liberal Club in view.
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Lock No. 12423 viewsA coloured view of lock 12 on the Peak Forest Canal taken from Possett Bridge, probably 1960s.
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