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Canals and Waterways

Peaceful and thought-provoking scenes of life down by the water.

Cheshire Photographic Memories

Cheshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Grappenhall, Knutsford Road Bridge and High Level Bridge c1955' appears in this book.

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Caption for Grappenhall, The Canal C1955: The Knutsford Road swing-bridge lies open to allow the passage of a ship outward-bound from Manchester. In the background is the Latchford railway viaduct, constructed in 1893. For several months after its completion the viaduct was used for freight trains, with only the original line being retained for passenger traffic.

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Memories of Grappenhall

Having grown up in Grappenhall I've seen it develop with time, but its managed to keep its identity, even though there's been a growing demand for redevelopment in the area.   Within the space of a few streets you were able to experience several ages of British history.  Like a timeline, (...Read full memory)

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