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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Oozells Street Loop to Black Country Living Museum 12.8 miles 3 locks

Pleasant run today. Approaching Brades locks.

In Brades staircase locks. 

Approaching the Black Country Living Museum.

Now moored at the Black Country Living Museum.


Monday, March 25, 2019

Titford Pumphouse to Oozzels Street loop 8.2 miles 9 locks

Having spent a few pleasant days at the Titford Pumphouse, we set off down the Oldbury lock with much appreciated help from Phil.

Approaching Oldbury junction.

Crossing the Birmingham level.

Galton tunnel.

Leaving Smethwick junction, having come down Smethwick locks.

Turning into Ladywell junction onto the Oozells Street loop.

Sherbourne wharf.

Now moored at the Old Turn junction end of Oozells Street loop.


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.


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.


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.