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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Black Country Living Museum to Tiford Pumphouse 3.9 miles 6 locks.

Did a food shop before setting off for Titford.
1st sighting of the M5.


Approaching the Oldbury viaduct.


Work still progressing on the viaduct, approaching Oldbury junction.


Turning into the Titford canal at Oldbury junction.


Halfway up the 6 locks we came across a dry pound, so had to do run some water down to get through the successive pounds and locks.
Top lock in sight, but more water needed!


Top lock finally.


Now moored at Titford Pumphouse.

Keith.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Minerva Wharf to Black Country Living Museum 11 miles 22 locks.

New waters this morning, completing the Digbeth branch up the Ashted locks to Aston junction and the Birmingham & Fazeley, then main line to Gower branch, Wolverhampton level, to Black Country Living Museum.




















Friday, March 15, 2019

Catherine de Barnes to Minerva Wharf, Digbeth 8.9 miles 6 locks.

Another windy trip today.

Approaching Birmingham. 


Approaching Camp Hill locks.



Looking back to Bordesley junction.


Now moored at Minerva Wharf, Digbeth.


Keith.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Black Boy, Knowle, to Catherine de Barnes, 5 locks, 3.9 miles.

Windy journey this morning up through Knowles locks to Catherine de Barnes.
Approaching Knowle locks.


Being blown about in the locks.


Same low pound as when we came down in 2016.


Now moored at Catherine de Barnes.



Keith.

Friday, March 08, 2019

Saltisford Arm to Black Boy, Knowle, 21 locks, 9.5 miles.

We set off from our mooring this morning on our Spring/Summer cruise, 21 locks, 9.5 miles. 

Halfway up Hatton locks.


Hatton depot.


Shrewley tunnel.


Kingswood junction where we normally turn onto the Stratford canal, but not this time, we continuing up the Grand Union.


Now moored at Black Boy, Knowle.

Keith.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Hatton Top Lock to Saltisford Canal Centre.

A dull grey start to the morning at the top lock of the Hatton flight.

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St. Marys church, Warwick, just about perceivable in the gloom.

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Back home again.

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Many thanks to Sean who came and lock wheeled for us, it was very much appreciated.

Keith.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Lapworth Top Lock to Top of Hatton Locks.

Cracking weather to be cruising on Boxing Day.

1st of the Lapworth locks.

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The broken Lock 21 at Kingswoods junction.

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Lock 20 it is again.

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Approaching Shrewley tunnel.

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Shrewley tunnel.

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Now moored above Hatton top lock.

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Keith.