Falkirk Wheel Photos
The Falkirk Wheel (2002) serves as a canal lock with a difference. It is like a giant Ferris wheel with giant tubs in which boats float while they are lifted through rotation to higher or lower levels. The Wheel near Falkirk joins the Forth & Clyde Canal with the Union Canal to complete the pleasure boat route between Glasgow and Edinburgh.
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|Falkirk Wheel (2002) joins Forth & Clyde Canal with Union Canal. Falkirk, Scotland.||Falkirk Wheel moves boats between elevated & lower level sections of canal. Falkirk, Scotland.||Falkirk Wheel rotates boats between elevated & lower level canal while keeping tubs in which boats float level. Falkirk, Scotland.||Falkirk Wheel beside visitor centre. Falkirk, Scotland.|
|Falkirk Wheel over visitor centre. Falkirk, Scotland.||Boats in Falkirk Wheel Basin. Falkirk, Scotland.||Classic British canal boats docked near Falkirk Wheel. Falkirk, Scotland.|
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