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Little Packets

Collected Images - 1

SIR HARRY (formerly BOLTON), c1957, by the Packet House at Worsley

(Canal Boat and Inland Waterways, April 1999)

SIR HARRY (formerly BOLTON), c 1950 at Monton

(Canal Boat and Inland Waterways, April 1999)

BROADHEATH

(Waterways Journal, May 1999)

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BROADHEATH rounding the turn at Worsley with empty flats returning to the loading tip at Boothstown

(Bolton Evening News via Waterways World, September 1986)

BURY at the top lock at Runcorn

(The Motor Boat, September 1927 via Canal Boat and Inland Waterways, April 1999)

ELLESMERE This still is taken from

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=10148.

Persevere though the advert....Ellesmere appears from 3 mins 45 secs to the end.  Unfortunately it is undated but from various clues in the Regents Canal part of the film, it would seem to be c1925. 

 ELLESMERE.  This still is taken from

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=12072

ELLESMERE This panorama is taken as a still from the same website

 

HEYWOOD near Moore, after conversion to diesel.

(Waterways Journal. May 1999)

 

LATCHFORD at Castlefields in Manchester. The gentleman on the left is George Carman, waterman (1866-1931). He later became the Tug Superintendent for the Company

(The photograph came from the "Carman Family" of Runcorn, care of Richard Andrews (George Carman's great great grandson).

 

 

 

LATCHFORD

(from the Colours of the Cut series in Waterways World, February 1990)

 

LATCHFORD

(Cutaway drawing from Waterways World, January 1981)

 

possibly LIVERPOOL (or maybe ROCHDALE, MANCHESTER or WARRINGTON, all built in 1874!)

(Motor Boat 1.7.1927. although this image is from  Reg Bailey's collection)

LYMM approaching the bridge at Moore

(Motor Boat 1.7.1927. although this image is from  Reg Bailey's collection)

LYMM Photographed a few minutes later!

(Motor Boat 1.7.1927)

 

DOVEDALE (formerly LYMM)

(K Cunnington)

 

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