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Autumn 2009 - Issue 15

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The Autumn 2009 issue includes the following features.

Historical Profiles

The ‘Mon & Brec’

With its recent reopening after a major breach, Ian L. Wright looks at the earlier history of this scenic Welsh waterway

You can view an excerpt here.

Famous Fleets

Seddons of Middlewich

Alan Faulkner outlines the history of a fleet established by the ‘Salt King’ Henry Seddon, at Middlewich in Cheshire, which operated mainly on the Trent & Mersey and the Weaver

You can view an excerpt here.

Working the Waterways

40 Years on the Canal

John Pyper recalls conversations with Reg Fuller about working on the Grand Union Canal: repairing breaches, lock keeping, ice breaking, and making concrete piles

You can view an excerpt here.

Canals That Never Were

Leeds to Liverpool - 1770

Richard Dean looks at how the Leeds & Liverpool Canal might have used the Ribble Valley for its route

You can view an excerpt here.