Captioned: "BUFFALO with numerous people on board, including W T Stanton (2nd from right) and his brother in law H Cooper (1st right). The boat has 4 separate cabins. In the background is Harrow Road Bridge. c.1900" #buffalo #mead #western #cartage #paddington #arm #canal #london #steam #tug #gravel #narrowboat #wideboat #barge
Ilkeston is ready to leave the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port, on her long journey to London
Caption: "Train of barges at Old Ford on the River Lee"
Easter boat gathering Ellesmere Port (our boat is the one on the end, left)
The dock at the factory of J. Lyons & Co. Ltd. The barges bring tea from the London docks. The barges in this photograph are of 60 tons capacity. [That's much larger than the main Grand Union Canal can cope with.] The dock penetrates into the factory.