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Famous Fleets: Threefellows Carrying Co
Alan Faulkner looks at a company set up in 1971 to continue narrowboat carrying after the demise of Willow Wren and Blue Line Picturing the Past: Will King in the Midlands Another selection of the photographs of T.W. King taken whilst he was working as a toll clerk on the Birmingham Canal Navigations Life Afloat: Sister Mary Ward Jenny Glynn tells the remarkable story of how a painting of her family with the famous boat peoplea€ s nurse at Stoke Bruerne came into her possession Historical Canal Maps: Pickfords This well-known company once carried extensively on the canals, as shown by an advertising map from around 1825 Last Traffics: Clayton's at Oldbury A selection of photographs taken by Neil Clayton around the end of carrying by this well-known company Traditional Techniques: Raising Monnow Laurence Hogg recalls raising the last Clayton boat sunk at Oldbury Traditional Techniques: THE GRAND UNION BOAT CONTROL SYSTEM David Blagrove explains how boats were monitored on the waterways between the Midlands and London Picturing the Past: On a Carousel A selection of slides discovered in the NarrowBoat office including Blue Line, Clayton's, Barry Lycett and British Waterways
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