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Winter 2012 - Issue 28

The Winter 2012 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this issue from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

Willow Wren Canal Carrying Co

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

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Historical Profiles

Chesterfield Canal

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

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Canals that never were

Pontcysyllte Basin

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

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One Boat's Story

Duchess Countess

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

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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

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