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'The Hotties', St Helens (Sankey) Canal
Town Centre, c1970s
Credit: St Helens Local History & Archives (ref. STSD/42/1/1/15)
The photograph also shows Pilkington PLC glass works. 'The Hotties' refers to a series of pipes, located on the south bank of the Sankey Canal, which formerly discharged hot water/steam from the glass works, producing clouds of steam over the canal's surface.

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Item added : 8th January 2019
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