Daily Archive: June 27, 2010

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Day 13: Sunday 27th June: Lost down the Drain…

From Peterborough (the River Nene) to Upwell (Middle Level)   It has taken much research to ascertain the navigable route from Macclesfield to Bedford and the Stanground Lock at Peterborough has long been top of the list of anxieties.  It is a lock that was lengthened but the cill of the previous lock remains and can prove a significant hazard to deep boats. Hence talk of ballast, bricks and batteries dominated the winter preparations while closer to the lock itself calculating...