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Description - Midlands Canals by Robert Davies

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752439105
ISBN-10: 0752439103
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - 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.