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An aerial view of The Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk District
You can easily see the structure of the wheel and the boats in both the top and bottom caissons, ready for the wheel to revolve and swap them over.


An aerial view of The Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk District
A view looking directly along the top - Union - canal. This angle shows the repetition of the semi-circular and circular patterns which is not at all obvious from ground level.


An aerial view of The Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk District
It gets pretty busy when there are four tourist boats on the canal at the same time.