On the Ribble


These photographs were taken on Thursday 9th September 1999 from the narrowboat 'Bosworth' on the cruise from Tarleton to Preston Marina.

Videoactive are making a video record of the construction of the Link and their cameraman was also aboard. Many thanks to Dave Dawson and his son Paul for their hospitality on what was a very smooth trip.


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'Nova Stella' tacking down-river against the tide.
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The entrance to Savick Brook at, or just after, high tide. The Lea Gate, on Blackpool Road, is in the background. The concrete block beneath the sign is one of a pair of foundations which supported a pipe bridge over the brook.
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This photograph of the approach to Preston was taken just opposite the old dredger jetty. The entrance to the Marina is mid-way between the smaller pylons on the left and the church spire.
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The entrance to the outer basin with the swing bridge and the control tower in the background.
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Last Revised: Fri 22nd October 1999

Copyright © 1999 by John Clegg and the Ribble Link Trust Ltd.


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