The Newport Branch

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


1 - Norbury Junction


7 - Humber Arm <<-- : -->> 2 - Newport Locks


Norbury Junction

Norbury Junction Bridge, 1976 (Grid Ref SJ 793228)
Fortunately the sanitary station has now been moved from this position where it spoils the classic lines of the bridge, which is of double width to allow a breasted pair of narrowboats to pass through.
The boat in the foreground was our second Linton.

Norbury Junction

Norbury Junction, 1978.
The cottages to the right of the bridge were built by the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Company.

Site of Top Lock, Newport Flight

The Dry dock on the site of the Top Lock of the Newport Flight (Grid Ref SJ 792227) from the Junction Bridge.
The roof of Norbury Lock Cottage is just visible to the left.

Site of Top Lock, Newport Flight

Another view looking more at the boats moored here.
Our first Linton is the second from the left.

Site of Top Lock, Newport Flight

The Top Lock from below, 1959
Courtesy of Stiart Burton

Site of Top Lock, Newport Flight

The Top Lock from below, 1976

Site of Top Lock, Newport Flight

Below the Top Lock in 1976, showing the gap in the embankment.


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