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Summer 2012
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In Summer 2012:

A look at the Ashby Canal that was created for, but almost destoyed by, coal

Picturing the Past: Heather Bell at Tipton

Historical canal map explores Brindley's important 1769 map of the emerging canal system

Last Traffics: reprint of eloquent article by Michael Streat in 1970 about Blue Line's final days as boats returning from their last run to the "Jam 'Ole"

Famous Fleets: Greaves, Bull & Lakin

Working on the Waterways: a towing technique that replaced horses in the London area