S60PB32 Tunstall

Milepost 60 / 32 is by Bridge 129C

S59PB33 Westport Lake Milepost Index S61PB31 Harecastle Tunnel

This is a replacement post, and warranted a big ceremony as it was the last post to be replaced.

Posing by the PostBeing presented with a certificateand an official Photo

The plaque reads:

THIS MILEPOST IS DEDICATED TO
JAMES BRINDLEY 1716-1772
ENGINEER OF THE TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
REPLACED AND SPONSORED BY THE
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL SOCIETY
AND UNVEILED BY
SIR LESLIE YOUNG CBE DL
CHAIRMAN OF THE BRITISH WATERWAYS BOARD
ON SUNDAY 27TH OCTOBER 1985
IT MARKS THE END OF THE SOCIETY’S
CAMPAIGN – STARTED IN 1977 – TO REPLACE
34 OF THE MISSING ORIGINAL MILEPOSTS

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