I didn't mention yesterday that we tied up at the top of the Farmer's Bridge Locks on a two day mooring breasted up to Gerald No.13. Cambrian Wharf was full and we were hoping to get a space there this morning before catching a train to Wolverton. CW was still full this morning, but a space had become available on the two day mooring so we pulled back there and walked to New Street Station.
Rewinding slightly to yesterday, just below Minworth Top Lock is what's left of the Cincinnati building. You might just be able to make out the right-hand upright of an "N" followed by "CI".
Something which I don't remember from previous trips along here is this old pit head wheel, just above the lock.
More on the bed - The task for today was to make a start cutting the Jarrah for the exterior cladding on the bed. This timber is EXPENSIVE and I’m trying to take my time ...
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