Daniel Adamson - River Weaver Cruise - June 08, 2019 - JHLPHOTOGRAPHY

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Daniel Adamson - Weaver Navigation Cruise - June 08, 2019

Dutton Locks comprises a pair of locks: dated 1874 built for the Weaver Navigation Co.

Construction comprises red sandstone and limestone ashlar in bands, wooden gates and cast-iron furniture.

Lock gates driven by Pelton turbines with cast-iron covers inscribed NORTHERN FOUNDRY CO. LTD: TURBINE MAKERS: OLDHAM.
Control handles on bollards with spherical tops standing on circular cast-iron covers inscribed HANNA DONALD & WILLS MAKERS, PAISLEY, 1874.

The locks, large enough to take sea going ships, have semaphore signals to control entry, though these no longer appear to be used.

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