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The Birmingham Canal Navigations

Inland waterways, Compilation No.13

A toll stop island on the main lineBackground

A representative selection of material recorded on the BCN during the 1980s. It excludes most of the Dudley tunnel footage which appears in other productions and compilations.

The early material was originally collected for possible inclusion in the production "A Crooked Ditch".

Caggy Stevens tug 'Caggy' at Wolverhampton Top lock, February 1985Now that material and even the more recent footage have become a historical record of the BCN, much of which has changed since the recordings were made.

Farmer's Bridge locks, Birmingham


  • This compilation has no commentary.
  • Various
  • £ 14.40 - DVD
  • Running Time: 82 mins.
  • Recorded 1982-1988
  • Price includes worldwide delivery.
  • Timecode in Picture (BITC)


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