The Yorkshire Post says: Canal pioneers. How best to cross the Pennines

LIKE the Bingley Five Rise Locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is an equally impressive feat of engineering which helped to power the Industrial Revolution.
Climbing 134 metres from Huddersfield to its summit at Standedge where it passes through the longest and deepest tunnel on the inland waterway network, boats then begin a steep descent into Greater Manchester.
Just 20 miles long, it’s still little wonder that Benjamin Outram’s groundbreaking canal has been singled out for praise by the Institution of Civil Engineers for the determination of pioneers not... read more

 
22 August 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 64
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