The Birmingham Canal Navigations

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton in the 1970's


3 - The Southern BCN


2 - The Northern BCN and the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal <<-- : -->> 4 - Branches of the BCN


Dudley Tunnel

Northern Portal, Dudley Tunnel, 1977
It was clear that we would not fit!

Dudley Tunnel

Entrance to old tunnel in Castle Mill Basin, Dudley Tunnel, 1973

Netherton Tunnel

Northern Portal, Netherton Tunnel, 1972

Netherton Tunnel

Southern Portal, Netherton Tunnel, 1977

Netherton Tunnel

Southern Portal, Netherton Tunnel, 1977

Delph Locks

Approaching Delph Lock 2, 1977

Delph Locks

Looking up the Delph Flight, 1977

Delph Locks

Delph Bottom Lock, 1977
The wind was so strong that water flowing over the bottom gates was being blown back up in an inverted waterfall


The Dudley No.2 Line to Hawne Basin

Dudley No.2 Line

West end of Gosty Hill Tunnel, 1974
The open water contrasts with the lawn-like surface on our previous visit.

Dudley No.2 Line

East end of Gosty Hill Tunnel, 1973

Dudley No.2 Line

In the steelworks beyond Gosty Hill Tunnel, 1973

Dudley No.2 Line

In the steelworks beyond Gosty Hill Tunnel, 1975
From a very dark slide

Dudley No.2 Line

Inside Hawne Basin, looking at the derelict looking entrance bridge, 1974


The Birmingham Canal Navigations

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