Above Sneyd Top Lock - P Weaver
North of Sneyd Locks with Essington Colliery spoil heap beyond
Essington Branch Junction
Essington Locks line through the restored landscape
Whilst the Essington Locks are long gone, here is a map of the branch as built.
Opencast processing plant during re-profiling
Canal bed north of Double Bridges
Towards Broadlane Bridge
Looking back to Essington Branch
Looking south from Broadlane Bridge
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The above photos have been assembled from various sources, including those freely found on the internet. My thanks go to the many photographers alive and dead who have contributed to this collection and in so doing, are keeping the memory of these lost canals alive. These images are reproduced for ease of research are are not necessarily the property of this blog, and as such should not be used for commercial gain without the explicit permission of the owner (whoever that may be).