Picturing the Past
Passing Through Middlewich
Two images from the Jack Parkinson Collection show a pair of British Waterways boats at Middlewich in 1964
This is our free-access sample article from the Autumn 2021 NarrowBoat.
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
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