SK1413 : Coventry Canal near Fradley Junction, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Fradley South, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Coventry Canal near Fradley Junction, Staffordshire
Coventry Canal near Fradley Junction, Staffordshire
The working narrowboat approaching is called Cactus and is carrying coal. There are still quite a few individually operated such vessels to be seen, often carrying coal, wood/logs and diesel fuel. Some of the old ones have been spectacularly well restored and maintained.

Note: this boat was built for Fellows, Morton and Clayton in 1935 (No 329), and was their 100th motor narrowboat.
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SK1413, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 149 134 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.0939N 1:46.8336W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 149 133
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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