Autumn 2006 - issue 3

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The Summer 2006 issue of NarrowBoat includes the following features.

Famous Fleets – Samuel Barlow Coal Company

Alan Faulkner deals with a colourful fleet of narrowboats that carried coal from the Warwickshire collieries to a wide variety of destinations.

Historical Profile – Oxford Canal

Hugh Compton relates the story of an early waterway that has seen many changes and remains a popular boating route today.

Art of the Waterways – Roses & Castles

Chris Jones looks back to the possible origins of our distinctive narrowboat painting – that ultimately developed into today’s ‘Roses & Castles’.

A Broader Outlook – Sloops and Keels

Mike Taylor examines the differences between Humber Sloops and Keels.