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Spring 2007 - Issue 5

The Spring 2007 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this issue from our online Shop.

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Historical Profiles

Shropshire Union Canal

Peter Brown looks at the canal that rated Number One in a recent poll of favourite waterways

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Famous Fleets

Fellows, Morton & Clayton Part 1

Alan Faulkner begins the story of the most famous fleet of all on the UK’s inland waterways, including their innovative steam narrowboats

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Art of the Waterways

A View of the Landscape

Canal artist Brian Collins looks at the curious tradition of painting castles on, and in, narrowboats

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Canals that never were

Colne and Todmorden

Richard Dean investigates plans for what would have been a spectacular canal to link the Rochdale with the Leeds & Liverpool

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Tracing Family History

Canal Boat Registers

Christopher M Jones takes a closer look at a valuable source of family history information about boats and the people that operated them

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Living History

Ffrwd Folly?

Richard Dean investigates whether the Ffrwd Branch of the 'Llangollen Canal' ever carry traffic

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