Canals That Never Were
Pontcysyllte to Chester
Richard Dean details the Ellesmere Canal’s missing northerly link to the city of Chester. But why was it never built?
Alan Faulkner looks at a fleet of narrowboats that operated mainly around Birmingham and the Black Country but also travelled further afield
Picturing the Past
Grand Union Traffic in Colour
We look at a selection of photos taken in the early 1960s by Brian Stroud showing commercial narrowboats on the Grand Union Canal
This is our free-access sample article from the Summer 2021 NarrowBoat.
Art of the Waterways
Livery Variations on Narrowboats
Christopher R Jones, assisted by Christopher M Jones, looks closely at ‘rose & castle’ painting from the southern Grand Junction Canal