HRS 3875 Trent and Mersey Canal, Harecastle tunnel entrance 1970s
The world famous Harecastle tunnel. The 1st was by James Brindley work commenced in 1770 and finished 1777, a later tunnel by Thomas Telford was completed in 1827. Brindley's tunnel was 2880 yards long whilst Telford's is 2926 yards in length.
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Keywords:canals, engineering, engineering, harecastle tunnels, industrial revolution, industrial revolution, james brindley, staffordshire, thomas telford, trent and mersey canal