Anderton Boat Lift, Anderton, Cheshire

Anderton Boat Lift, Anderton, Cheshire
Photograph taken February 2002 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: NMR/21567/05

The Anderton Boat Lift transfers canal boats between the Weaver Navigation and the Trent and Mersey Canal through a 15 metre difference in water level. It opened in 1875 and was converted from hydraulic to electric power in 1904.

Location

Cheshire Anderton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

bridge canal boat water transport lift aerial view Victorian (1837 - 1901)