Summer 2011 issue - NarrowBoat Magazine

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NarrowBoat Summer 2011
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Summer 2011
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In Summer 2011:

Historical profile into the navigation that started the Canal Age 250 years ago

Thumblining: how to open lock gates without leaving your boat

Famous Fleets: John Harker

A farewell cruise to Hednesford Basins on the Cannock Extension Canal in 1962

Canals that never were: proposals that would have taken the Cannock Extension Canal almost through to the Trent & Mersey

Working on the Waterways: Joe Gilbert at Charity Dock, Bedworth

A local photographer's contribution to recording the last years of narrowboats working regularly through Blisworth and Stoke Bruerne