Lost in Thought

By steveng

The Aqueduct (widwed130219)

My last week of hosting Wide Wednesday and the theme is infrastructure. Edstone Aqueduct has been blipped many times and is the longest aqueduct in England.  I see it as a good example of infrastructure as the canals were a major part of the industrial revolution and allowed goods to be moved about the country relatively efficiently.

As time went by their purpose transferred to the railway, so I think it is ironic that this particular canal passes over a rail line.  Particularly so as the remaining canals have had something of a revival as a leisure space and the railways suffered something of a decline with the arrival of the mass car ownership. 

I'll go through the entries later tonight and award the favourites tomorrow evening (Thursday UK time)

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