The waterways will generally be found in the same area as they are dealt with in the 'Canals of the British Isles' series by Charles Hadfield and others, except for a few southern waterways that are more logically southwestern.
Several illustrated pages detailing journeys on the Birmingham Canal Navigations and adjacent waterways during the early 1970's can be viewed by clicking here.
Photographs were added for the Weaver,
Trent and Mersey, and BCN branches on 10th July 2012.
More were added for the Droitwich Broad Canal on 25th August 2012.
More were added for the French Upper Lot Navigation on 9th October 2012.
More were added for the Rideau and Welland Canals of Canada on 17th January 2013.
More were added for the Canso Channel in Canada, and the River Meuse and Canal d'Ardennes in France, on 24th January 2013.
Many photographs were renumbered and pages altered appropriately to give greater consistency, on 2nd February
More were added for the River Glen, River Welland and Macclesfield Canal on 3rd February 2013
Correction to page on Macclesfield Canal on 24th February 2013
More were added for the River Vire in France, on 19th March 2013.
Extensive rearrangement of the French Waterways photographs with more taken on the Lot, on 31st May 2013.
I have given a number of slide shows to waterway societies in the past.
The two main titles I have used are 'Locks, Bridges and Tunnels' (a personal view of the many features to be found on both UK and overseas waterways), and 'The Shrewsbury and Newport Canals' (a look at the two waterways illustrated with both old and recent images, not all shown on my website).
Now living in Lincolnshire, I would be happy to talk to any organisation in the East Midlands.
If you wish to get in contact, feel free to mail me at mail me, taking the 'penny' out of this address and please include the word 'canal' in your subject line to avoid your email falling into my spamtrap!
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