historical canal documents
Miles of inland waterway in Britain,
with future projections, 1699-2039.
Miles of inland waterway in
Britain, with date of Act and opening, number of locks, and date for change or
reopening for leisure use.
1796, An article by Derrick
Hunt and Adrian Tuddenham about the history of Fussell's Balance Lock of 1796 on the Dorset & Somerset
1820, Prospectus for the Aire and Calder extension.
1820, prospectus for the English
and Bristol Channel Ship Canal.
1831, William Fairburn, Remarks
on Canal Navigation...use of steam power.
1833, John MacNeill, Resistance
of Water to the Passage of Boats upon Canals.
1854, Henry Lund, Improvements
in Steam Navigation... by tugging.
against Sunday work on canals.
Ship Railway used on the Union Canal, Scotland.
Canal Children booklet by the National Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Children.
1917, leaflet describing
concrete narrow boats.
Inland Water Survey, Ministry of Health survey of water supplies.
1942, The first two chapters of Pownall's book on the Grand Contour Canal, published in
1976 M Hyde, BW
water engineer, re canal water supplies
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