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Carriage Works

The clock tower of the Lancaster Carriage and Wagon Works is a prominent landmark viewed from the canal.

View along canal towards bridge Deep Cutting in 1974 (C) Graham Hibbert

The works were built in 1863 and by the 1880s it was one of the largest employers in Lancaster, employing over 800 people.

John Davenport muses on the how walking the canal takes you back in time

The next trail QR codes are north where you can see the Carriage Works or south near Newton Beck.

Last date edited: 20 July 2015