Spring 2007 - issue 5

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The Spring 2007 issue of NarrowBoat includes the following features.

Shropshire Union Canal

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

Fellows, Morton & Clayton

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

Castle Culture

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

Northern Link?

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

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

Ffrwd Folly?

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

Plus . . .

All our regular features on the history and heritage of the UK's unique inland waterways