Falkirk Wheel

glenwilson

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Near me is the Falkirk Wheel is a boat lift which replaced 11 canal locks. It joins the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. As it wasn't raining I thought I would go and gave another look as it was a while since I had been there. Filmed on my DSLR and GoPro (using the gimbal). The canal also links with the Kelpies.

The official web site is here: The Falkirk Wheel: A great day out in central Scotland

[video=youtube;etDuF6S4JFo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etDuF6S4JFo[/video]
 

glenwilson

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Had to edit folk out as they walk in front of camera. I'm far from invisible at 6'2" and **kg plus a big camera and they walk in front whilst saying sorry when it probably would have been easier to have walked behind! I know it is a public place and I try and avoid going in front of people taking a photo but... :D

This and the Kelpies were in a TV show:
Great Canal Journeys - Channel 4 Episode 4

There are bits of waffle in it but the canal passes about 1.5km away.
 

FortunaMagica

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Near me is the Falkirk Wheel is a boat lift which replaced 11 canal locks. It joins the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. As it wasn't raining I thought I would go and gave another look as it was a while since I had been there. Filmed on my DSLR and GoPro (using the gimbal). The canal also links with the Kelpies.

The official web site is here: The Falkirk Wheel: A great day out in central Scotland

[video=youtube;etDuF6S4JFo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etDuF6S4JFo[/video]
lol you bloody scots are efficient! but crazy! XD but what can you expect from a nation of Haggis loving whisky sniffing fannys :p XD
 

glenwilson

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Seems as though it was designed by a team led by a Scot (using Lego to prototype it) but it took the English to make and build it. So if the vote for independence was a "Yes" I would expect the English to say "Can we have our wheel back, please?"

:D