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Autumn 2007 - Issue 7

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

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Famous Fleets

Mersey Weaver

Alan Faulkner looks at one of the last carrying companies to trade on the Trent & Mersey Canal, who maintained a high standard of decoration on their boats

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Historical Profiles

Worcester & Birmingham

Stanley Holland investigates the history of a waterway link between the West Midlands and the River Severn that boasts the longest flight of locks in the country

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Canals that never were

Stockton & Darlington

Best known for its railway, few know that a canal was originally planned! Richard Dean reveals all.

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Picturing the Past

Stoppage at Braunston

Euan Corrie looks at two magnificent photographs of the aftermath of a stoppage on Braunston Locks in 1922

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Tracing Family History

A Tale of Two Smiths

Lorna York tracks down two Emanuel Smiths who both ran fleets of boats and Alan Faulkner looks at the pioneering enterprise of Emanuel Smith Junior in being the first to introduce diesel engines successfully to canal boats

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