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Midlands Canals : Memories of the Canal Carriers

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Compiles interviews with boat people and the people who worked the inland waterways during the final decades of commercial canal carrying. This book spans the 1930s-'60s, a time when transport technology saw changes, and looks issues such as the operating of ice boats and the use of horse power as well as the experiences of the people themselves.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 10mm | 300g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752439103
  • 9780752439105
  • 1,373,517

About Robert Davies

Robert Davies has had a lifelong interest in canals. He has also written Boats, Smoke, Steam and Folk for Tempus. He lives in West Bromwich.show more