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Autumn 2017 - Issue 47

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Front Cover: On a bright autumn day in the immediate post-war years, butty Dorset is seen fully laden and underway on a rural stretch of canal. The boat was built for Fellows, Morton & Clayton in March 1926 by Sephton Brothers of Tusses Bridge, Longford, for £245. Its livery is based on a colour photograph published in a magazine dated 23rd August 1947, which shows it paired with motor Camel. The latter carried the moreconventional white lettering and scrolls.