The Lozarithm Lens

By lozarithm

Seend Lock No. 20

On Tuesday I discovered that Kennet and Avon Lock 20 on the Seend flight of locks had been closed, following damage to the top gate in the recent storms. As a result the canal had to be closed between lock 19 and 21 and engineers were inspecting the gates when I called by to take a look. Already, the broken gate had been stabilised in situ and the lock was open for supervised use during most of the day, by narrowboats only. I was given permission to take pictures but the engineers backed out of view as I raised the camera.

British Waterways have said that a stoppage to replace the broken gates will begin on Wednesday 27th June, with a  planned re-opening of the lock to all traffic by Saturday 7th July.

L.
16.6.2012


Blip #739
Consecutive Blip #000
Day #811

Alternatives:
Broken Top Gate
Men At Work

Lens: Pentax 17-70 mm

Kennet And Avon Canal series

One year ago: Treasure Trove #3: Kodak Brownie Folding Camera

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