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Miss March helps to unload the cargo of flour from her barge Canal Boats England, Old London, Vintage London, Canal Barge, Old Time Photos, Steam Boats, Old Boats, Birmingham Uk, Narrowboat

WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942

D 7637. Miss March helps to unload the cargo of flour from her barge by holding the end of a rope on the other side of the pulley which the warehouse hand is using to haul the sack into the warehouse

Gas Street Basin by R~P~M, via Flickr. Bognor's last home as a working boat. Canal Barge, Canal Boat, Birmingham Canal, Dutch Barge, Old Photography, Narrowboat, Historical Images, Old London, Old Photos

Gas Street Basin

A scanned slide taken by my father in 1975 showing boats at Gas Street Basin, Birmingham. The two Grand Union boats at the centre of the picture are Large Woolwich motor "Hawkesbury" and prototype Walkers-built wooden butty "Sirius". "Sirius" currently resides at Bates Boatyard, Puttenham where she is seen here in March 2012: www.flickr.com/photos/rpmarks/6905965264/

A group of boatwomen walking to their barges, April The women have responded to a Ministry of War Transport appeal for female volunteers to work the canals between London and the Midlands. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images History Taking, Steam Boats, London Pictures, Canal Boat, Narrowboat, Women In History, Britain, Scenery, England

A group of boatwomen walking to their barges, 1st April 1944. The...

A group of boatwomen walking to their barges, 1st April 1944. The women have responded to a Ministry of War Transport appeal for female volunteers to work the canals between London and the Midlands.

On the Trent and Mersey Canal, this seventy foot long boat offers coal to boaters and remote canalside properties. Most locks on the system were built 72 feet long, so this is the maximum length of narrowboat built for the canals. Canal Boat Narrowboat, Canal Barge, What Image, Boater, Old London, Remote, Building, Places, House

Working narrowboat near Barlaston,... © Roger Kidd cc-by-sa/2.0

On the Trent and Mersey Canal, this seventy foot long boat offers coal to boaters and remote canalside properties. Most locks on the system were built 72 feet long, so this is the maximum length of narrowboat built for the canals.... more

Schoolchildren having lessons on a barge at West Drayton. Underwater Drone, Steam Boats, Narrow Boat, Old Boats, London Pictures, Canal Boat, Water Tower, Submarines, Boat Building

Schoolchildren having lessons on a barge at West Drayton.

Schoolchildren having lessons on a barge at West Drayton. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images