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Winter 2019 - Issue 56

The Winter 2019 issue of NarrowBoat magazine will be on sale from 20 December and will include:

Working The Waterways: Boating at Hemel Hempstead

Chris M. Jones studies an image of two horse-boats running light uphill at Hemel Hempstead

Picturing The Past: Last years at Oldbury

Two colour photos from the Jack Parkinson Collection give us a glimpse into the final years of carrying by Thomas Clayton (Oldbury) Ltd

Time And Place: Carrying at Cassio Bridge

Several images of wide and narrow boats at Cassio Bridge on the Grand Junction reveal a story of canal carrying to and from the local wharf

Working The Waterways: The Cost of Carrying

Chris M. Jones investigates the different charges involved in canal carrying and how narrowboats kept working in the face of railway competition