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By Steven Dickens

The Manchester send Canal was once an incredible engineering fulfillment. It incorporated seven swing bridges and the aqueduct at Barton, and helped flip the cotton-producing capital of significant Britain into an inland seaport. This was once a feat many on the time believed couldn't be accomplished. one of many wonders of the trendy commercial global, the Manchester send Canal, with its large locks and ocean-going vessels, used to be a magnetic draw for enthusiastic Victorians who marvelled at its construction.

This publication appears to be like on the alterations and improvement of the Manchester send Canal via time, from its origins as a thriving monetary hub within the overdue 19th century, to an incredible retail, rest and media centre within the early twenty-first century and past. subscribe to Steven Dickens as he explores the background of this 36-mile-long inland waterway within the north-west of britain, which hyperlinks Manchester to the Mersey Estuary and the Irish Sea.

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