'Loach' Acton Bridge 2nd October 2015
'Loach' of viaduct shipping is seen on display at the Little Leigh steam gathering near Acton Bridge. They are moored just by the A49 swing bridge on the Weaver navigation.
On the left is working fuel boat 'Halsall' built for the 'Grand Union Canal Carrying' in 1936.
Inbetween is the splendid 'Parfield' (Preserved Duker barge 1952)
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, f/7.1 @ 45 mm, 1/400, ISO 320, No Flash
John Eyres © Manchester Ship Canal & Mersey