ATV Today: 22.02.1971: Birmingham to Wolverhampton Canal

Summary

Lionel Hampden interview with Philip Weaver, canal historian, about the Birmingham to Wolverhampton canal.

Year:

1971

Duration:

0:09:57

Film type:

Colour / Sound

Company:

ATV

Master format:

16mm

Description

Lionel Hampden talks to Philip Weaver at various locations along the Birmingham to Wolverhampton canal. Weaver discusses the packet boat service at Walbrook; a gauging station built in 1873; and finally the Galton Bridge made by the Horsley Iron Company over the canal at Smethwick. We see several views of a narrow boat travelling along the canal.


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