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An atmospheric shot at the outlying bottom lock of the eight lock flight at Ryder’s Green. The lock is set and the horse, just out of shot on the right hand side, has taken up the slack and is hauling the boat forward. (This caption is based on the text found on pg. 86 of Paul Collins’ wonderfully evocative book Black Country Canals. Photo: Black Country Society)
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