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Summer 2013 - Issue 30

The Summer 2013 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this issue from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

The Warwickshire Canal Carrying Co

Christopher M. Jones & Alan Faulkner relate the story of a company born out of transport and supply problems arising from the First World War, and which continued carrying until the 1950s

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Historical Profiles

River Weaver

Colin Edmondson traces the story of Cheshire’s main navigation, which goes back almost 300 years

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Last Traffic

Last Horse on the BCN

Hugh Potter photographed Caggy Steven’s horse ‘Mac’ at workon the Birmingham Canal Navigations

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Historical Canal Maps

Caledonian Canal

Richard Dean follows the building of the canal on an 1915 map

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Picturing the Past

Jean's Plan

Mike Constable previews a rare post-war canal-based film

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Picturing the Past

Ancient & Modern

David Blagrove studies three slides taken by Mike Stone in 1961 that show both ‘traditional’ and ‘improved’ narrowboats

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Last Traffic

Hardy to Banbury

David Blagrove looks at photographs taken by David Martin when carrying coal to Banbury in the early 1960s

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