Ewan Duffy has an interesting post here about a tramway from a quarry to the bank of the Grand Canal beside the Four Pots.
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Tagged Four Pots, Grand Canal, tramway
Folk knowledgeable about canal engineering and artefacts might be able to contribute to a current discussion, over at the Helpful Engineer’s website, of the Four Pots overflow and the side chambers at Lock 16 (Digby Bridge) on the Grand Canal.
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Tagged boats, bridge, canal, Digby Bridge, Dublin, Four Pots, Grand Canal, Ireland, Landenstown, Liffey aqueduct, lock, Lock 16, lost, Operations, overflow, Sallins, side-chambers, vessels, water level, waterways, weir