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Julie & Ian

(alias Rosie & Jim)

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Wykewell Lift Bridge - Thorne

 

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Wykewell Lift Bridge - Thorne

 

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Ian at the tiller  (Wykewell Lift Bridge in background)

 

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Rosie & Jim    Julie & Ian

 

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Ian takes the strain - (new Thorne footbridge)

 

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Ian closing Thorne footbridge (note the main Thorne road bridge behind)
The footbridge saves a long walk for pedestrians

 

 

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The footbridge control panel

 

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Julie & Ian operate Thorne Lock (Castaway in the lock)

 

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Julie operates Thorne Lock Swing Bridge (while Ian looks on in amazement)

 

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Julie & Ian return to boat after operating Thorne Lock & Swing Bridge

Finally reaching the 'Watering Hole'  The 'Victoria' has since closed - maybe we upset them ?


Ian & Julies pictures below

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Julie at the tiller

 

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Julie at the tiller  (the ducks are following - so she didn't run over them !)

 

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Ian still taking the strain !

 

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Ian still taking the strain I think the boat is winning the battle ! (Mel)

 

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A lesson in knot tying   (or NOT tying - it still failed to hold - (Mel)

 

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Ian opening Thorne footbridge

 

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Julie keeps a watchful eye on Ian - currently 'at the tiller' - Thorne lock ahead

 

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Mel thinks the BMW will have to go - to be replaced with a Reliant Robin and a boat !!

 

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Mel thinks the BMW will have to go - to be replaced with a Reliant Robin and a boat !!
(the car will fit on the deck of a decent sized wide beam boat)

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