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Pegg's Bridge, Derby - before demolition

This series of pictures was taken to record the demolition of the arched stone canal bridge and the ensuing alterations to the road at this location. Pegg's Bridge linked Nottingham Road with Erasmus Road across the Derby Canal. The Derby Canal was commissioned in 1793, and ran 14 miles from the junction of the Erewash Canal to a junction with the Trent and Mersey Canal at Swarkestone. It was owne…