(Pathetone main titles.)
Titles read: "Taking the Boat for a Ride! This is the problem of a Canal between Osterode and the Baltic Sea - ".
Location of events unknown - Sweden? Denmark?
Various shots of a canal; intertitle says the varying water level makes locks too expensive....
Various shots of a new type of canal lock - barge seen moving through the lock.
A huge floating crane is towed along the Manchester Ship Canal.
Boulters lock filled with Punts and row boats.
A single-boat handling unit lifting a cruiser at Birdham Lock, near Chichester.
Lock and weir - travelling footage from the river.
Footage of turf drying machine in use on the Oval in Kennington, London.
Lots of boats at Boulter's Lock. Maidenhead, Berkshire.