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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Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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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.