A selection of photos of the Anglesey Branch of the Wyrley & Essington Canal

A selection of photos of the Anglesey Branch of the Wyrley & Essington Canal

Wharf Lane Bridge

Wharf Lane Bridge

Looking from Wharf Lane towards the Reservoir

Looking from Wharf Lane towards the Reservoir

Brickwork from the base of the overhead loading gantry

Brickwork from the base of the overhead loading gantry

This is the place where the water would flow into the canal when the Reservoir overflowed and filled the overflow basin

This is the place where the water would flow into the canal when the Reservoir overflowed and filled the overflow basin.

If the canal overflowed, it drained though the grills into the low-lying ground below, to the right of the photo.

If the canal overflowed, it drained though the grills into the low-lying ground below, to the right of the photo.

All that's left of the loading chutes.

All that’s left of the loading chutes.

Along the canal towards the Reservoir.

Along the canal towards the Reservoir.

Outflow from Reservoir.

Outflow from Reservoir.

From the outflow into the basin.

From the outflow into the basin.

The basin and start of the canal.

The basin and start of the canal.

From the Reservoir, through the bridge and into the new 'nine foot'

From the Reservoir, through the bridge and into the new ‘nine foot’

The new 'nine foot'

The new ‘nine foot’

From the 'nine foot' into the overflow basin.

From the ‘nine foot’ into the overflow basin.

The overflow basin.  It takes a lot of water to fill it!

The overflow basin. It takes a lot of water to fill it!

From the overflow basin into the canal. (previously seen from the opposite bank).

From the overflow basin into the canal. (previously seen from the opposite bank).

On a good day you might see some deer!!

On a good day you might see some deer!!

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