Pete's Montgomery Canal Photo-site.


Waen Wen (Pant) to Llanymynech (dry)(Section7).( Page 1.)


This “dry” section contains water from Bridge91 to Llanymynech

but the water is at a low level as far as the embankment.


(1)

Leaving the Waen Wen area of Pant.



(2)

Further along the “dry” canal bed as we pass below Pant.


The path of a sewer pipe is clearly marked  following the line of the tow path  but the bed of the canal still holds water.



(3)

Below the village of Pant.


Before we reach the next bridge, it was a surprise to find a section of the dry canal bed that appears to have had  bank restoration on the towpath side.

A long section of bank piling is very prominent on the towpath side.


(4)

Also below the village of Pant,

approaching Bridge No. 88.


Canal cottages are seen on your left.



(5)

A Closer view of Bridge No. 88.


(6)

Below Bridge No. 88 is a notice board telling us that we are at Pant Wharf.


(7)

The far side of Bridge Number 88 as seen in Summer 2014.


Herbage covers the side of the bridge and hides

The other portal where a tramway ran.


(8)

The far side of Bridge Number 88

This time seen in winter.


The bridge carries the continuation of Station Road over the canal.

The tramway tunnel that passes through the left hand side is visible. This originally carried a tramway to the interchange sidings at Pant Wharf.

(9)

Heading South from Bridge 88 seen in the previous photo.


The towpath has been restored and is good for walking.



(10)

A canal cottage by the towpath, Owens coal boat used to be moored here on the off-side when the canal was open for use.


(11)

Further on, if your legs get tired, you will find a seat where you can rest.


(12)

Continuing  south from the grass covered  area along the tow path.


The towpath passes once more through an area of scrub and trees growing in the canal bed.


The towpath is fine for walking but it is advisable to pick dry weather as, when wet, it becomes quite slippery, especially when it arrives at the old railway embankment built over its path.





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