Some of the features along the Trent and Mersey in the Stoke on Trent area.

Entering the bottom of Staircase lock Stoke

Entering the bottom of Staircase lock Stoke

199Brindley, originally a mill designer surveyed and helped build the early canals067this is a horse tunnel under the road, note where the tow ropes have worn into the stone work081

This is an unusual rotating stonework/rope protector

Below you can see the split bridge that allowed the tow rope to pass through the bridge when the horses towed the boats out of the lock. it also allows steve to keep a semblance of control as he drags GB out of the lock. 209