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Foxton Locks II

By Glostopcat  
A set of images all taken at Foxton Locks in Leicestershire on my canalboat holiday in early March.
V1 - The "Wicked William" going through the top lock at Foxton Locks on its way back to Union Wharf at Market Harborough
V2 - A view up the 1st flight of locks on the outward journey on the Friday when it was very foggy and visibility was extremely poor
V3 - The Arm of the Union entering the last lock of the 1st flight on its journey back to Market Harborough
V4 - A view of Foxton Top Lock looking North towards Market Harborough on the return journey
V5 - The "Wicked William" heading through the 1st lock on the 2nd flight on its way back to Union Wharf
V6 - The Arm of the Union in the last lock of the 1st flight on its return journey to Union Wharf
V7 - The Arm of the Union and the Wicked William going through the swing bridge on the approach to Foxton Locks from Market Harborough at the start of the week
V8 - The swing bridge just before Foxton Locks at Foxton taken on the Friday when it was foggy

Tags: Photo journalism Foxton locks Foxton Narrowboats Grand union canal Landscape and travel Leics Canals Trust

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pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 12:49PM
Great set of piccies if I had to choose favourites it would be the misty ones but great work Ed

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
29 Mar 2013 1:02PM
Your images make me want to have a longboat holiday, Ed, but not at that time of year Wink Carol
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
29 Mar 2013 1:14PM
Great series once again Ed.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
29 Mar 2013 1:46PM
Very fantastic and wonderful set of images,ED,very well done,
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
29 Mar 2013 2:33PM
Good set Ed a great sky and photos to look back on, must be the misty images for me though.

Have a great Easter.


richmowil Plus
9 335 2 England
29 Mar 2013 3:30PM
Super series Ed. Really nice images!!
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 3:51PM
Wonderful set of images Ed.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
29 Mar 2013 4:09PM
Another fine set from your canal holiday, Ed: once again these images show what a neat fit there as when negotiating the locks. And I too am rather partial to the misty shots.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 4:32PM
A superb set of documentary images Ed, each one with a story or tale to tell. My particular favourite being images number 2 and 6.

Regards and gave a great Easter Break mate.

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
29 Mar 2013 4:45PM
2 & 6 for me as well, Ed, lovely perspective looking up the locks, but I like the misty mystique of the others as well.

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
29 Mar 2013 6:10PM
Thanx Ed !! I think that I am getting the hang of things on how these Locks things work Smile Great photos !
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 7:24PM
An excellent, well captured series, Ed.

29 Mar 2013 7:45PM
Wonderful set of images Ed
9 10 10 England
29 Mar 2013 8:47PM
Nice to have the clear blue and sunny sky but the atmosphere in the foggy V7 & V8 really impress.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 8:50PM
A great set telling a story. I'm going for two extremes - V4 with the bright and sunny feel
and V8 with the mist.
29 Mar 2013 9:02PM
A really good set of images, Ed!
A good mix of sun and mist - V3 and the flight of locks is my favourite today but, I do like V7 and V8 as well!
V3 reminds me of the Nine Locks at Brierley Hill in the West Mids, not far from where I live.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 10:24PM
Another good documentary series. I particularly like the foggy ones.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
29 Mar 2013 10:25PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
29 Mar 2013 11:39PM
eight stunning shots Ed, a good mixture of colour,clarity and atmosphere I will have to try these canal boating holidays one day it looks very interesting
31 Mar 2013 9:00AM
Super set of images Ed,
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Apr 2013 8:43AM
V2 for me, canal to nowhere would be my title!

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