Autumn 2018 - Issue 51

In the Autumn 2018 issue on sale from 28 September 

Famous Fleets: Two Northern Carriers

Chris M. Jones studies the small Trent & Mersey Canal carrying fleets of J.&G. Meakin of Hanley and Brunner Mond of Middlewich

Picturing the Past: Inspection Boats

Cath Turpin looks at the different purpose-built craft used by various canal company committees to inspect their respective waterways

Working Waterways: Coal to Sandford Mill

Chris M. Jones reveals the history of the riverside paper-mills at Sandford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire and the various carriers that served it

Picturing the Past: Sent to Coventy

We examine the details of two rare 19th-century photos of boats moored on the Coventry Canal