2012 Working Parties
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(All photos © Alison Smedley, unless otherwise shown)
Saturday 18th August 2012 – Initial joint (IWA Stoke-on-Trent Branch + Trent & Mersey Canal Society) working party at Lock 54 (Thurlwood Lower) in Rode Heath. We painted lock gates and railings on both of the parallel locks, and cleared an area of the bricks around the towpath side lock (the slope and tow-path quadrant).
|The first bricks are uncovered||Brick Quadrant by the end of the day|
Tuesday 18th September 2012 – Painting (railings, bollards and lock gates) and vegetation clearance at Lock 53 (Thurlwood Upper).
Saturday 20th October 2012 – Painting and vegetation clearance at Lock 53 (Thurlwood Upper). (photos © Bob Luscombe)
|Clearing the high weeds||Weeds gone|
|Railings completed||The workers|
Tuesday 20th November 2012 – Painting and vegetation clearance at Lock 53 (Thurlwood Upper).