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Winter 2006 - Issue 4

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The Winter 2006 issue includes the following features. You can purchase this magazine from our online Shop.

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Famous Fleets

Midlands & Coast

Alan Faulkner looks at a leading but short-lived carrier whose narrowboats were mainly seen on the Shropshire Union Canal

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Art of the Waterways

20th Century Needlework & Clothes of the Cut

Avril Lansdell looks at spider-web belts and other distinctive clothes that boaters wore

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Historical Profiles

Leeds & Liverpool

Mike Clarke looks at the last trans-Pennine canal to be completed

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Picturing the Past

Alexander's Album

David Blagrove looks through Walter Alexander’s photographs of Stoke Bruerne and Blisworth

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Tracing Family History

Paper Trail

Lorna York goes on a 'Paper Trail' to trace her boating ancestors

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A Broader Outlook

Dracone on the Severn

Mike Taylor looks at a novel way of transporting liquids on the River Severn

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Living History

Weaver Milepost

Colin Edmondson discovers history in the hedgerow of the River Weaver

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Canals that never were

The Ellesmere Canal to Shrewsbury

Richard Dean on the never-built canal from Ellesmere to Shrewsbury

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