Daily Archive: June 14, 2012

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The right sort of water in the wrong sort of place…

Marsden to Slaithwaite, 2.75 miles, 21 locks ‘Guess what tomorrow is about? Locks!’  So Boatwif wrote naively last night. If only… this is the tale of two errors, both very elementary. Prompt at 9am our relief lock wielder in these parts arrived. By foot, tram and train (including a three minute rush through the Standedge Railway Tunnel) he had made his way to Marsden. The station is, well, 50 paces or so from top lock, Lock 42E. Undeterred by Saturday’s...