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Cowburn and Cowpar boat "Swallow"

Cowburn and Cowpar boat 'Swallow'
"Swallow" is a restored working-boat of the company "Cowburn & Cowpar" who specialised in carrying liquids (chemicals in partidular). Initially the liquids were carried in carboys, but later their boats had tanks.

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Worcester Bar

Worcester Bar
Worcester Bar is the junction between the Worcester & Birminham and the Birmingham Canal Navigations. Canal companies charged their toll-rates based on "gauging" at various points - particularly at the ends where boats went into another company's water.

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Boat Parade at Bridge Street

Boat Parade at Bridge Street

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Farmers Bridge Lock

Farmers Bridge Lock

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'Living Museum' - Dudley

'Living Museum' - Dudley

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