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Autumn 2015 - Issue 39

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The Autumn 2015 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this magazine from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

Seymour-Roseblade

Alan Faulkner looks at a young couple’s efforts to reintroduce canal carrying to Leicester in the 1960s

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Picturing the Past

A North-Western Miscellany

David Martin toured the north-west of England in the 1960s and took a variety of photographs of the remaining working narrowboats in the area

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Canals that never were

Leominster to Stourport

Richard Dean shows how the Leominster Canal intended to reach Stourport

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From the Archives

Linton Lock

Joseph Boughey explores Linton Lock through the West Yorkshire Archive

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Traditional Techniques

Crossing the Trent

How horse-boats navigated a tricky river junction

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Time and Place

Thames Traffic of the 19th Century

Chris M. Jones examines the craft depicted in a Victorian-era painting The Building of Westminster Bridge

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Life Afloat

Tom the Boater

A rare collection of photos showing the working boat scene of the early 1900s originally taken to illustrate a children's story.

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Picturing the Past

Heaton on the BCN

Stan Heaton’s photographs around the Birmingham Canal Navigations in the late 1950s and early 1960s when local traffic was still operating.

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