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Frank Dunn


Free Member, southport

HALSALL NAVVY

Designed by local artist Thompson Dagnall
THE HALSALL NAVVY
A tribute to the navvys who hand dug the start of Leeds-Liverpool canal.
The first sod was actually dug on nov 5 1770 when construction of the
canal first commenced,originally just wide enough for one boat it had
to be widened later to accommodate the coal traffic from Wigan.
The canal officially opened from Liverpool-Leeds on oct 19 1816

Comments 3

  • BRYAN CRUTE 03/03/2007 0:12

    Different Frank.
    Great imagination to the theme
    Good work
    Bryan
  • Daren Borzynski 03/02/2007 22:10

    Great photograph!!.
    Very good detail & composition.
    Great info!!

    Cheers!!
    Daren
  • Dave Donaldson 03/02/2007 21:36

    Nice one Frank a different view on the subject , great image !!