The Grand Union Canal in England - Salford Junction to Aston Junction.

The Grand Union Canal seems to officially start at Salford Junction in Birmingham soon going through Garrison Locks Flight.

Generally speaking the Grand Union Canal photos below show the bridges and locks involved on the canal's route south looking from both directions. However each time we have visited Birmingham the smog and unhelpful sunshine angle has meant we only have photos from Salford Junction to Bordesley Junction from one direction i.e. as if heading north. Sadly one of the "features" in this part of Birmingham is the appalling amount of graffiti everywhere - just about anything flat has been scribbled and painted on by these morons. Whilst wandering along the towpath we stopped to talk to some people - they said that much of the crap had been cleaned up at considerable expense but the delinquents had re-covered it all with their mess within weeks. This is a real shame because some of the old bridges as well as many of the canal-side warehouses etc. have obviously got lovely brickwork and shapes.
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Salford Junction - the start of the Grand Union Canal, England.
Salford Junction Bridge
River Tame Aqueduct - Grand Union Canal, England.
River Tame
aqueduct
Junction Bridge 110 at Salford, Grand Union Canal, England.
Salford Junction
Bridge 110
Grand Union Canal crosses over the River Tame on an Aqueduct
River Tame aqueduct Salford Junction
Canal Pipe Bridge near Salford - Grand Union Canal, England.
Pipe Bridge
Salford Junction
Original location of Nechells Shallows Lock - Grand Union Canal, England.
Site of Nechells Shallows Lock
Pipe Bridges on the Grand Union Canal - Birmingham
Three
nice pipe bridges
Cuckoo RoadBridge - Grand Union Canal, England.
Cuckoo Road Bridge
canal pipebridge - Grand Union Canal, England.
Pipe
bridge
pipebridge over the Grand Union Main Line
Another Pipebridge
Railway bridge 6 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Railway Bridge no.6
Grand Union Canal Bridge 109
Aston Church
Roadbridge
un-named bridge near Aston - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge with no name
Saltley Viaduct - Grand Union Canal, England.
Saltley Viaduct
Roadbridge 108aa - - this is a double twin lanes - Grand Union Canal, England.
Double roadbridge no.108aa
Railway Bridge 5, Grand Union Canal, England.
Railway Bridge no.5
Railway Bridge-004 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Railway Bridge no.4
(Bridge 108a)
Grand Union Canal Bridge 108 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge no.108
Grand Union Canal Bridge 107 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge no.107
Garrison Lock 5 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 5 (63)
Garrison Lock 5 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 5 (63)
Grand Union Canal Bridge 106
Bridge no.106
The Grand Union Canal and Garrison Lock 004
Garrison Lock 4 (62)
Garrison Lock 4 - Grand Union Canal in England.
Garrison Lock 4 (62)
Garrison Lock 3 and The Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 3 (61)
Bridge 105 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge no.105
Garrison Lock 2 and The Grand Union Canal in England.
Garrison Lock 2 (60)
Garrison Locks - Garrison Lock 2 controlling The Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 2 (60)
Railway Bridge 3, Grand Union Canal, England.
Railway Bridge 3
Pipebridge near Garrison Lock 1 on The Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 1
pipebridge
In our version of the Nicholson Waterways Guide the locks which make up the

Grand Union Canal Garrison Lock Flight

(photos above) are shown numbered in a 60's sequence however these canal locks are actually marked as we have shown i.e. no.1 no.2 etc. - the book's numbering is shown in ( )s
Garrison Bridge and Railway Bridge no.2 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Bridge 2 + Railway Bridge
Railway Bridge 2 + Garrison Street Bridge - Grand Union Canal in England.
Garrison Street Bridge
Garrison Lock 1 and Railway Bridge no.2 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock1
Garrison Locks - Lock 1 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lock 1 (59)
Railway Bridge 1 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Railway Bridge no.1
Artillery Street Bridge 104 over The Grand Union Canal, England.
Artillery Street Bridge no.104
Artillery Street Bridge - Grand Union Canal, Birmingham, England.
Artillery Street
Bridge no.104
Garrison Lane Bridge no.103 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Garrison Lane
Bridge no.103
Footbridge 102a, Grand Union Canal, England.
Footbridge 102a
Footbridge no.102a crossing The Grand Union Canal, England.
bridge no.102a
Dartmouth Street Bridge no.102 going over The Grand Union Canal in England.
Dartmouth Street Bridge no.102
Dartmouth Street Bridge, Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge 102
St. Andrews Road Bridge 101 crossing The Grand Union Canal, England.
St Andrews
Road Bridge 101
St Andrew's Road Bridge and The Grand Union Canal in The Midlands, England.
St Andrews Road
Bridge no.101
Original location of Bolton Street Bridge 100 - Grand Union Canal, England.
Site of Bolton Street
Bridge 100
Bridge 100a / Bridge 099 over The Grand Union Canal in England.
Bridge no.100a +
Bridge no.99
Bridge 100a - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge no.100a
Various Pipes and Bridge no.99 over The Grand Union Canal, England.
Pipes and
Bridge no.99
Heavy Girders and Bridge 99 going over The Grand Union Canal in England.
Girders and
Bridge no.99
Canal Bridge 98 crossing The Grand Union Canal in Birmingham, England.
Girders + Bridge 98
A warehouse overhanging The Grand Union Canal in England.
Ware
house
Bridge 98 over The Grand Union Canal, England.
Bridge no.98
Grand Union Canal Bridge 98 in Birmingham.
Bridge
98
Bordesley Canal Junction Bridge - Grand Union Canal, England.
Bordesley Junction's
Bridge
The Digbeth Canal Arm at Aston Junction, Grand Union Canal, England.
Aston Junction
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