Carrying at Cowroast

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A sequence of photos that capture coal-carrying British Waterways narrowboats on the Grand Union in the early ’60s

A wet winter’s day provides a dreary backdrop to a colourful collection of boats above Cowroast Lock 46 on the Grand Union Canal. This set of slides was taken early in 1961 and gives us a brief look at boats from the British Waterways fleet that was soon to end its carrying operations.…

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