Designed by Hugh Baird and built 1820, Bridge Number 17 near Clifton Hall carries a track over the Union Canal, near Ratho, Midlothian, Scotland.
The 31.5 mile contour Union Canal travels from The Falkirk Wheel to Edinburgh.
Popular features of this gentle lock-free waterway include the Avon, Almond (Linn’s Mill) and Slateford Aqueduct, which are among the finest in Britain.
Bridge number 17 is an Historic Scotland Category B Listed structure (HB Number 27824).
This stretch of the Union Canal is a Scheduled Ancient Monument – Index Number 11097
Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Canon 18-55mm IS
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