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Summer 2008 - Issue 10

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The Summer 2008 issue includes the following features.

Famous Fleets

Birmingham & Midland

Alan Faulkner looks at a company set up by enthusiasts in 1965 in an attempt to revive canal carrying

You can view an excerpt here.

Historical Profiles

The Monmouthshire Canal

Ian L. Wright looks at one of the two Welsh canals, today better known collectively as the ‘Mon & Brec'

You can view an excerpt here.

A Place in History


Hugh Potter visits the dramatic flight of locks where once stood the famous inclined plane

You can view an excerpt here.

Preserving the Past

Valued National Asset

Head of Heritage Nigel Crowe examines British Waterways’ approach to its 2,600-plus historic structures

You can view an excerpt here.

Canals That Never Were

The Wirral

Richard Dean traces proposals for canals from Chester to Birkenhead, and Manchester to the Dee

You can view an excerpt here.