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Winter 2008 - Issue 12

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The Winter 2008 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this magazine from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

Harvey-Taylor

Alan Faulkner looks at a small but significant narrowboat fleet based at Aylesbury

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Historical Profiles

River Thames: Part 1 Up to 1860s

David Blagroveinvestigates the early history of the UK’s best known river – one that has not always been easy to navigate

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Traditional Techniques

Ice-Breaking on the Weaver

Colin Edmondson examines ice breaking on Cheshire’sRiver Weaver

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Life Afloat

Wood End Hostel: Education of boat children

Hugh Potter looks at Wood End Hall Hostel in Birmingham, specially opened to enable boat children to attend school

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