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Miss March makes a cup of tea on board her narrowboat the 'HEATHER BELL' in 1942 Canal Boat Interior, Boating License, Miss March, Canal Barge, Dutch Barge, Build Your Own Boat, Boat Stuff, Narrowboat, Boat Plans

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

On the roof deck of the 'HEATHER BELL', Miss March pours water from a brightly coloured can into the kettle to make a cup of tea.

Working life: The Oxford canal was the main coal supply route from Wyken Colliery and pit heads in the area Canal Boats England, Canal Barge, Cheap Cruises, London Pictures, Narrowboat, Unique Photo, Vintage Pictures, Canoe, Old Photos

Inland voyage of discovery: Unique photos capture last generation to work Britain's industrial canals

The new exhibition at the London Canal Museum includes pictures from the late 1940s and early 1950s before the use of the waterways changed forever.

Mrs March prepares bread and butter on a pull-down table in the tiny cabin of the 'HEATHER BELL'. Behind her, horse brasses, cushions and a small vase of flowers brighten up the wooden barge interior. Barge Boat, Canal Barge, Barge Interior, Rv Interior, Interior Ideas, Canal Boat Interior, Boating License, Narrowboat Interiors, Boating Tips

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

Mrs March prepares bread and butter on a pull-down table in the tiny cabin of the 'HEATHER BELL'. Behind her, horse brasses, cushions and a small vase of flowers brighten up the wooden barge interior.

of narrowboats being gauged at Norton Junction on the… Barge Boat, Canal Barge, Canal Boat, Sailboat Craft, Steam Boats, Old Boats, Narrowboat, Historical Images, Model Ships

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

Bridgewater Canal at Broadheath, Cheshire in the early years of the twentieth century, probably the The large chimney is the Linotype works at Broadheath. Canal Barge, Canal Boat, Bridgewater Canal, South Manchester, Steam Boats, Living On A Boat, Narrowboat, Black Bear, North West

Bridgewater Canal

Bridgewater Canal at Broadheath, Cheshire in the early years of the twentieth century, probably the 1920s. The large chimney is the Linotype works at Broadheath.

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. Canal Barge, Canal Boat, Barge Interior, Narrowboat Interiors, Gate Handles, Love Boat, Running Women, Historical Photos, Museums

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.

the Old Main Line of canal running past the disused pumping house Date November 1969 Birmingham Canal, Canal Boat, Pumping, Past, Maine, Old Things, Country, Rivers, City

BW197-2-13-30 the Old Main Line of canal running past the disused pumping house Date November 1969

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