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Lock Gate Bridge to River Perry (Restoration) (Section1b).
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Lock Gate Bridge showing the profile of the new concrete canal bed and re-constructed banking.
The above scene after restoration was complete and once again in use by boats.
A short distance south of Lock Gate Bridge, a new shallow lock was constructed.
A closer view of the new lock chamber under construction.
By the side of the new “Graham Palmer Lock” is to be found a memorial stone dedicated to Graham Palmer, founder of the WRG and who the lock has been named after.
Passing through the Graham Palmer Lock after the canal re-opening.
Preparing the new canal profile during restoration.
Due to the peaty nature of this area, the new canal bed was constructed with a concrete lining.
The opening rally. The first boats to venture on to the restored section.
New winding point constructed near to the point on the canal where the breach occurred in 1936 that resulted in the canal closure.The newly re-constucted section waiting for re-watering.
This photo shows the new winding hole with the canal now in water.
Approaching the River Perry and site of the new Perry Aqueduct. This photo shows the new bank construction in progress.Deep pilings and cast concrete forming the new bank on the towpath side.
On the approach to the entrance of the new Perry Aqueduct under construction. Deep pilings formed the foundations for this construction.
Approaching the Perry Aqeduct with the canal now in water. It is well worth mooring at this point to walk down by the side of the aqueduct towards the River Perry to see the structure from the side.
Boat entering the Perry Aqueduct from the direction of Queen's Head.