Canals That Never Were
Dorset & Somerset Canal
We follow the proposed route of an ambitious canal to link Bristol with the south coast that was to have four unique ‘balance locks’ or boat lifts, one of which was built
Picturing the Past
Around St Pancras
Photographs from the late 1950s show the change from working boats to pleasure boats on the Regent's Canal
Boxes by Boat
Hugh Potter reveals how the ubiquitous ‘container’ began life as a humble box on the British canals of the 18th century
Time and Place
Boating at Barrow
Chris M. Jones looks at traffic on the Leicester Line in the early 1900s.
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