The black bear canal used to link the MSC with the Mersey to serve Howley Quay which is situated upstream of Howley weir. It was gradually filled in after being disused for many years. The line is now a footpath.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, f/6.3 @ 105 mm, 1/160, ISO 800, No Flash
John Eyres © Manchester Ship Canal & Mersey