canals

The Barge Fellows - Studies On The Regents Canal

The Barge Fellows - Studies On The Regents Canal

Study of those who live and work aboard canal barges.

Electric Canals!

Electric Canals! (1931)

Electric barges in action on a canal in Kidderminster.

Canal Restoration

Canal Restoration (1962)

Young volunteers set about restoring a disused canal.

Canal Cruise AKA River Boat

Canal Cruise AKA River Boat (1957)

Starting from Oxford this shows a trip down the scenic canals of Britain on a narrow boat.

Canal Barge

Canal Barge (1954)

A trip along the Regent's Canal from Paddington to Camden Town.

Beauty And The Barge

Beauty And The Barge (1945)

Good footage of three girl bargees setting off from London with war supplies for Birmingham.

Barge Rally

Barge Rally (1961)

Boats and barges congregate on the canal at Aylesbury for The British Waterways Rally.

Barge Lift

Barge Lift (1964)

A look at the Anderton Barge Lift which raises a barge 50 feet to the level of the next canal.

Barge Horses Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks At Man's Best Friend

Barge Horses Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks At Man's Best Friend (1947)

Horses pull canal barges along a tow path.

Idle London Canals

Idle London Canals (1970)

Derelict buildings stand on the banks of London's underused canals.

'little Venice' In Colour

'little Venice' In Colour (1965)

Brief item showing scenic shots of barges on canal at Little Venice in London.

Canal Locks

Canal Locks

Various shots of a new type of canal lock - barge seen moving through the lock.

Holidays On Canals

Holidays On Canals (1961)

Good footage of canal boats at Little Venice, London.