BW192-3-2-2-13-1-7Pair of narrowboats being gauged at Norton Junction on the Grand Union Canal Description Black and white photograph showing the "Fellows, Morton & Clayton Ltd" motor 'Lapwing' and a butty (number "121"). There are 2 men at the stern of 'Lapwing', one of whom is holding a gauging stick between the boats. Date 1930s
WOMEN RUN A BOAT: LIFE ON BOARD THE CANAL BARGE 'HEATHER BELL', 1942
Before the flour is unloaded, Mrs March prepares the vegetables for lunch on board the 'HEATHER BELL'. She stands in the sunshine in the doorway of the barge to peel the potatoes, a basket of leeks and other vegetables beside her.