Kew: Aston to Tardebigge, Wednesday 25th June 2014
After climbing the rest of the Aston locks, where some pounds were a little low, we headed straight up the Farmer's Bridge flight.
Wast Hills Tunnel has the remains of electricity cables hanging off brackets attached to the roof. According to Nicholson this is evidence of telegraph lines which used to run through the tunnel. They do have that feel about them, with the porcelain insulators, but is there an alternative theory which suggests that it was something to do with an electric tunnel tug?
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