Narrowboat Magazine

Narrowboat Autumn 2020

Inside this issue:

Famous Fleets

William & Samuel Foster

Chris M Jones studies a Tipton-based canal-carrying firm that traded between London and Ellesmere Port

Canal Postcards

The Peak Forest Canal

Trevor Ellis examines how postcard publishers captured both the green serenity and canal side industry of the Peak Forest

Historical Profiles

Crick Wharf

Kerry Dainty explores the history of the Leicester Line location, and uncovers a fascinating insight into the life of wharfingers

A Broader Outlook

The Yorkshire Ouse

Chris M. Jones studies a collection of images showing traffic on the River Ouse in Yorkshire in the 20th century

Canals That Never Were

Through London

Richard Dean charts early attempts to build a canal across the capital