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This picture is taken from the top lock of the Bingley 3-Riser series of staircase locks on the leeds to liverpool canal.

This lock system move the boats through about 40 feet vertically in approx 200 feet horizontally, the next set of locks, the Bingley 5-riser raises / lowers the boats 60 feet vertically in the space of approx 400 feet horizontally.

The locks were completed in 1774 and are still in use today!

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