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Spring 2017
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In Spring 2017:

Famous Fleets: Salt Union Limited

Patrick Rawlinson's photo archive highlights the once-ubiquitous colour scheme of commercial craft

Last traffic of Claytons on the Wolverhampton 21

A search for Nutbrook Canal, a little-known East Midlands waterway once used to transport minerals

A look at two photographs showing an Easter Sunday service at Little Venice in 1932

The carriage of grain on the water formed a substantial traffic on the south Midlands waterways for many decades

Working for British Waterways: James Hewitt recalls some of the disagreements, deceptions and debacles of his years spent working for BWB

Joseph Boughey uses an online archive to augment printed information on two canals that were superseded by railways in the late 1800s

Canals that never were: Pontcysyllte to Chester

Explore the details in pre-WWI photographs of Wallingford Wharf on the River Thames near Oxford