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Winter 2012 - Issue 28

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The Winter 2012 issue includes the following features.

Famous Fleets

Willow Wren Canal Carrying Co

Alan Faulkner looks at a company set up to prevent the total extinction of narrowboat carrying

You can view an excerpt here.

Historical Profiles

Chesterfield Canal

John Lower looks at a canal from the Trent that is both wide and narrow beam

You can view an excerpt here.

Canals that never were

Pontcysyllte Basin

Richard Dean brings together historical mapping of Pontcysyllte Basin and the Plas Kynaston Branch

You can view an excerpt here.

One Boat's Story

Duchess Countess

Harry Arnold looks at the search for the famous and long-surviving Shropshire Union Canal fly-boat

You can view an excerpt here.

Traditional Techniques

Marriott's Way & Other Passenger Boats

Hugh Potter follows a passenger boat journey by Pickfords from Liverpool to London in 1834 and looks at packet boats in general

You can view an excerpt here.