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Grand Union Canal
Grand Union Canal

Grand Union Canal 1937


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Grand Union Canal 1937

23 mins United Kingdom

Travel the longest industrial waterway in England! Once a major transport thoroughfare for British industry, the Grand Union stretches nearly 290 miles, connecting Birmingham, Nottingham, Northampton, Leicester, Loughborough, Warwick and Derby with London and the continent. By the time this film was being made, modernity was creeping in, with mechanical horses and the North Circular Road. But there were still uses for a more sedate transport service.

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Cargo handling Grand Union Canal Canals Cruises Regent's Canal


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