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Droitwich Barge and Junction Canals - 13. No 4 and Porters Mill Locks

Before and After Restoration Picture Gallery
Droitwich
Worcestershire
England


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canal Manager Dick Pearson at Ladywood Lock 4, 1975 
 
 
Ladywood Lock 4, 2012 
 
 
Bruce Osborne, former DCT Director and author of this web site, at Ladywood Lock 4 circa 1975 
 
 
 
Bruce with 'his' brickwork and his 2 surviving of 3 earthenware mooring bollards 2012 
 
 
 
Lock 4 from below with DCT drag line digger 1976 
 
 
Lock 4 from below now with cars and a narrow boat in 2012 
 
 
 
Trust loco and railway track below lock 1976 
 
 
A mooring spot instead of railway track below lock 2012 
 
 
Bend below Lock 4 1974 
  
 
 
Bend below Lock 4 later in 1974 
 
 
Bend below Lock 4 in 2012 
 
  
Porters Mill Lock clearance 1974 
 
 
Porters Mill Lock tranquility 2012 
  
 
Porters Mill Lock volunteers winter 1977 
 
 
Porters Mill Lock with no volunteers 2012 
  
 
Porters Mill Lock ice breaker 1977 
 
 
Porters Mill Lock ducks 2012 
 
 
The lock chamber 1976 
 
 
The lock chamber  2012 




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1) TOPOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:
England
The Droitwich Canals
2) LANDSCAPE:
Farmland
Rolling Countryside
Rural Village
Inland Water
3) INFORMATION CATEGORY:
Geology & Landscape
History & Heritage
5) GENERAL VISITOR INFORMATION:
Access On Foot
Free Public Access
Free Parking Nearby
Accessible All Year








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