Category: Research

17th May, Adventures in the Lime Shed.

Come to the WMS meeting on Friday 17th May and hear the stories behind some of the large object collection items found in the Lime Shed as well as learning how the large object collection management process was undertaken. The

Patent Slipway and Patent Slipway Carriage – a talk by Derek Speakman

This WMS talk on 15th February will cover the research undertaken to enable an authentic reproduction of the front part of the carriage being built for display on the slipway at the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port by Derek Speakman

Can you identify this Mystery Location?

Can you help us identify this location? We believe it to be on the Kennet & Avon canal. If you can please would you contact David Ditchfield, his email address is *protected email*

Digital archive goes live

After a lot of hard work and determination by the staff and volunteers working in the Archives at the National Waterways Museum, the first phase of the digitisation project has finally seen fruition. The public now have access to thousands

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The book that saved Britain’s canals

First published in 1944, Tom Rolt’s book ‘Narrow Boat’ was the catalyst in the restoration of Britain’s canal system which by the 1940s was falling into almost terminal decay. CRT has worked with the History Press to present a new

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Out now – Waterways Journal volume 15

The latest Waterways Journal arrived just in time for Easter.

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