Fishing, River Helford, Gweek, Cornwall 5 August 2017

Fishing the falling tide on the Helford river from Gweek Bridge.

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Bridge 47, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Sebastopol, Cwmbran 10 August 2017

Apart from Finn, Lauren and Affy feeling the need to leave their mark, a picturesque scene on the canal. The "fat barrier" is a bit superfluous given its unprotected flanks.

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Watton Wharf & Bridge 165, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Artist's impression of Watton Wharf in the 1850s (see adjacent photograph for the scene today). Photographed from the information board there.

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Watton Wharf & Bridge 165, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Now tranquil, in the 1850s, Watton Wharf was a thriving industrial wharf loading and unloading coal, lime and limestone for and from the adjacent Watton limekilns. On the far bank, a tramway went on to Hay on Wye and beyond. See adjacent photograph for a depiction if the same scene in the 1850s.

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Bridge 165 & Watton Wharf, Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal, Brecon 23 August 2017

Bridge 165 at Watton Wharf viewed from the South. To the right of the bridge, the archway through which ran the tramway to Hay on Wye (see adjacent photograph for an artist's impression of the tramway in operation.