Wow! What a day! The top end of the LLangollen Canal really is a feast of spectacle. First up is the Chirk Aqueduct with the magnificent railway viaduct alongside.
The sun shone as we crossed the aqueduct - here is its shadow over the River Dee.
This gives some idea of the chaos - they were having to wait for a boat which had entered behind me, but only after I'd almost come out of the tunnel. Thinking about it now, he must have taken the instruction to check that the tunnel was clear before entering to mean that there must be only one boat at a time in it. He could, of course, quite safely have followed me in.
The town was full of people enjoying a rare sunny, dry Sunday. I waited for the steam loco to position itself by the station sign to make a "self captioning" photo.
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