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Spring 2014 - Issue 33

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The Spring 2014 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this magazine from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

T&S Element

Alan Faulkner charts the growth and decline of an important carrier on the Birmingham Canal Navigations

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Life Afloat

George Hancock's Family Album

NarrowBoat takes a look through the photographs of a boating family based in Leighton Buzzard on the Grand Union Canal

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Picturing the Past

Around St Pancras

Photographs from the late 1950s show the change from working boats to pleasure boats on the Regent's Canal

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Canals that never were

Reaching North

Richard Dean traces the route changes in Westmorland that eventually brought the Lancaster Canal to Kendal

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Traditional Techniques

Glamorganshire Weighing Machine

Stephen Rowson looks at a weighing machine for checking the amount of cargo carried by boats in South Wales and compares it to the other known examples on British canals

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Last Traffic

Bulls Bridge Lay-by

DAVID BLAGROVE looks at photographs taken by MALCOLM FLETCHER in early 1962

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