Winter 2018 - Issue 52

On sale from 21 December 2018

FAMOUS FLEETS REVISITED: Barlows in Wartime

Chris M. Jones reveals the activities of carriers S.E. Barlow and Samuel Barlow Coal Co Ltd during World War II

HISTORICAL PROFILE: Inspection Boats Part 2

Part two of Cath Turpin’s article on the inspection boats used by canal company committees to inspect their waterways

PICTURING THE PAST: Blue and Yellow on the Grand Union

We take another dip into Patrick Rawlinson’s colour photo collection showing British Waterways boats on the GU

WORKING THE WATERWAYS: Pride of the Thames

Chris M. Jones studies two engravings of a narrowboat on the upper Thames and the story they reveal about trade on the river