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British Waterways Board Annual Report and Accounts 1981; Draft layout of a story about Chocolate Charlie by Andre Drucker; Kennet and Avon canal, Devizes to Caen Hill locks; Anderton Boat lift; BW draft layout Alphabetical List of locks; suggested list of building contractors; Notice Lock and Bridge Competition 1984; photograph Anderton Boat Lift; poster BWB "Water conservation - Overnight Closure of Locks" BW1842.96 ; Draft layout of proposed sign "Welcome to the Oxford Canal" ; general Arrangement drawing of Euro Crane 35C with dockside attachment dwg. no. 276058 ; General arrangement drawing of Vickers Lock Gate Control Dwg. no. PU 28832 1972; Notes oon "Forward Planning of Engineering Works" BW 8128/90 V E Tomlins ; Sketches of bridge Worcester lock 18537, BW 529.98 ; Notice Canal phone details ; 2000 miles of canoeing; draft layout BWB National Trust Properties near Waterways; Camping / caravanningnear the waterways; YouthHostels near the waterways; Leaflet "Engineering Practice BW 26.96; Waterways map; Leaflet BW Salaried staff pension fund; Booklet Harecastle Tunnel; leaflets re canal moorings ; Information sheet "Inland Waterways" ; "Running the Waterways" ; "A walk on the Wildside"; "A brief history ogfInland waterways" ; "The canal boat family"; List of tunnels; Leaflet "TheCanal Engineers"; BWB "Bibliography" ; Draft layout "Brindley and canals" Notes "Commercial Inland Waterways of the British Waterways Board" ; British Waterways Board " An Integrated Transport System"; "Freight carriage on British Watterways"; File Complaints 17/05/1971 to December 1974; BWB List of drawings held at Architect / Planners office at Hillmorton; Principle dimensions diagram of Pusher Tug; General arrangement drawings Stroud District Council "Dimore Brook Syphon" Dwgs 88/012/1 to 88/012/8; Booklet "The Place of Canals in Present day Society" Frank Price; "our Inland Waterways" Frank Price; Booklet BWB Leisureon the Inland Waterways; Initial response to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission report of May 1987; Biooklet "Severn Trent Water Authoority - Land Drainage Bye -Laws; BWB "The Last 10 Years" progress and Achievment 1963 - 1972; BWB "Some Waterway Reflections Frank Price" BW1390/84; Car log books hand written PUM 617M, PDG 287R;
British Waterways Publicity Materials.; Montgomery Canal Development BW759/90.Booklet of Canal Architecture in Britain by Frances Pratt BW646/83. Leaflet - Preston Brook and Saltersford Tunnels BW1349/84.A Plan showing the lines of intented Canals (cat no E762). Poster - IWA National Waterways Festival 1986 BW414/86.Poster - Travel the water by-ways BW144/96. Posters - The Boat Afloat Show 1971, Britains's inland waterways the fastest way of slowing down, Waterways for holidays, The Caledonian Canal 1822 - 1972. Letter dated Sep 1984 re Northwich Comes Home BW1347/84. Invitation card re opening of Blisworth Tunnel on Grand Uniion Canal BW1282/84.News Releases - re Gloucester Docks Development Proposals announced Nov 1980, BACATt comes to Town Feb 1974, Innovative Dredger (Witton II) for the Weaver Navigation Nov 1984 BW111/86, erways Board Annual Report 1974, Harecastle Tunnel Reopened Mar 77.Booklets/Leaflets - Waterways Museum, Stoke Bruerne,,Make the most of your waterways, Fellows Morton & Clayton Ltd, Explore the canals in 1976 BW501/92, History Trail Stoke Bruerne,transport: the Water way, The South Yorkshire Canal Waterway to Europe, Canal Holidays in Britain,Let the waterways unforld before you BW501/92, Discover the other England, Come cruising with us, Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich Salt Trail, River Thames Cruising Hotels, Some Waterway Reflections by Sir Frank Price DL, The Glasgow Canal Project Forth and Clyde Canal, British Waterways The Added Value, Take to the Gentle Highway BW501/92, Waterway User's Companion. Information pack containing info on Blisworth tunnel. Book by Avril Lansdell - The Clothes of the Cut. Two Christmas cards showing Llangollen canal between Trevor and Llangollen and Cowley Lock and the Grand Union Canal near Uxbridge. Envelope containing Christmas card showing Horse Drawn Ice Breaker.
BW Heritage Survey A3 Photocopies of large scale maps of Pocklington Canal, POC1 -POC16, North York Navigations Naburn; Shropshire Union Canal, Shropshire S & W and T & M canals PRN 001-191, and PRN 192 - PRN 464; Staffordshire and Worcester canal; Stourbridge Canal, Birmingham and Black Country canals ST1 - ST26; Swansea canal, South Wales and Somerset canals Swansea 1 - Swansea 8; Sheffield and Tinsley canals South Yorkshire Navigations ESCRICK,SSY 1 - SSY 19; Selby Canal, North Yorkshire Navigations NABURN Selby 1 - Selby 9;River Soar Navigation Grand Union Canal, North SAWLEY Soar 1 - Soar 44;Regents Canal, Grand Union and Regents canals BRAUNSTON, GUR1 - GUR 31;Ripon Canal and River Ure, North Yorkshire Navigations NABURN R/U 1 - R/U 16, Ouse 12; Shropshire Union canal SUC L1 - SUL76; Shropshire Union Canal Middlewich Branch SUC M1 - SUC M18; Stratford upon Avon Canal (North), Stratford upon Avon Canal (South); Stratford upon Avon Canal, reservoir / Feeders; Trent Navigation, East Midlands Navigation and Grand Union Canal North, Trent 1 - Trent 110; Trent and Mersey Canal TM1 - TM145; River Stort, Lee and Stort Navigations, Stort 1 - Stort 22; Sheffield and South Yorkshire SSY1 - SSY68, NJ1 - NJ9; Leeds and Liverpool Canal Rufford Branch L+L R1 - L+ L R13; Leeds and Liverpool Canal L+L 100 - L+L 196; L+L reservoir; Pennine Canal Pennine and Potteries Waterways, MACC 1 - MACC 45; Monmouthshire and Brecon Canals, South Wales and Somerset canals, M+B 1 - M+B 58; Shropshire Union Canal, Montgomeryshire canal, Guilsfield, Weston and Llangollen branches; Nottigham Canal and Beeston cut; Oxford Canal Bridges 5 - 108, Oxford and Grand Union canals BRAUNSTON; Oxford Canal 1-86 Oxford and Grand Union canals BRAUNSTON; Peak Forest Canal
Correspondence relationg to Ladyline Ltd, North Shropshire District Council Proposed Development of site Conference Hotel complex, Marina Chandlery and offices, access road and car parking at Betton Road Marina Market Drayton, section of map showing tge area; road works, bridge no.63, Planning application, Roscoe and Bean Architects artists sketch of proposals; Erostin Developments; Humberts Petersfield Office leaflet offering for sale an established marina / chandlery business; map sections of proposed development; licence of mooring lay-bye at Betton Road, licence proposal; trip boat application Mr J S Brandon;, moorings between bridges 63 and 64 for ladyline Cruisers; Lease between British Waterways Board and Shropshire Union Cruises 1967 to 23/06/1985, 24/06/1964 to 23/06/1985, Lease of cottage No.7 8/04/1967 to 23/06/1985; Fire Insurance document; Shropshire Union Cruises Ltd lease of land at Norbury Junction 1975; drawing of Norbury junction SU 251 1972; Map Norbury junction scale 1:480 showing proposed demolition of buildings and new access road; Workshop Norbury junction, new lease 1973; proposed development 1973, complaint by BWB against SU Cruises for encroaching on BWB land, petrol tank, maintenance yard 1972, retaining wall, Valuation for new lease, Staffordshire County Council Permission for Development, Norbury junction plan no.2 Norbury junction plan no.3 SU 253; valuation for new lease 1972, letter re lease of land atTrevor 1972; dry dock at Norbury junction; petrol pump and storage at Norbury junction; Cottage No.7; Lease arrangements Cottages 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 1968, leisure area
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Hilmorton Repair Yard, "Order for Repairs" sheets filled out for work to be done; Folder List of tools equipment in Hilmorton Yard, Rugby; DIWE Quantity Stock card, Water Babies, Hilmorton; used stores requisition pad; Letter From Transport & General Workers Union, Waterways Trade Group - Quarterly Report 1962; Loose sheets, 4 week logs of Tug activity, Rugby, Leicester and Northampton areas; A3 sheets Docks and Inland Waterways Executive, South Eastern Division Rugby section G 'Materials Issued ' forms from Feb 1953 to 9/8/1953; Stock taking sheets from Kilby Bridge, Gayton, Crick 4th October 1953; Stock taking sheets at Hilmorton Kilby Thrupp 4th November 1951; A3 Form Stock of materials in hand on the 5th October 1952 at Hilmorton, Kilby Bridge, Thrupp and Gayton; Thrupp stock 4th Oct 1953; Section costing sheets for Hillmorton- material, labour and contract period 1 1958; various job costings , 1958; various invoices and purchase orders relating to Hillmorton depot 1955 to 1957; Drivers log book for vehicle 1711 NX from 30/10/1959 to6/07/1971; PG10 Appendix B "The Numeric Models" - Models a first approximation to the annual cost of renewing the major infastructure; Report "Planning and Progessing Engineering Works, Gloucester July 1983; Map - Example of coding system Oldbury section, Birmingham area; Report "Engineering Strategic Master Plan 1985 to 1994, 1984; Report "Operational Waterways -Computer data systems Register and Coding proposals" february 1984; Report "The Financial Ramifications to Public and Private Organisations following a withdrawal of Facilities provided by the existance of the Canal" April 1984; Report "Engineering Strategic Plan Draft 3 and Draft 4; Engineering Corporate Plan sections 1 - 3, July 1984'; "RAIN" diagram, Nov 1984
Newport branch; Adjoining owners plan Moss Pool Bridge no.12 to Norbury junction, Mereton, Forton, Sutton, Norbury, Neg No. 9 to neg no.15, 1998; Wappensall junction to Summer House Bridge No.13 Preston on the Weald Moors, Kinnersley, Adeney, Edgmond, Newport; 1/2500 map Staffordshire and Worcester Canal, Hatherton Branch Wedges Mill to Churchbridge Locks 1957; Map of canal at Wappenshall 1/2500 1926 SU 2377; BTC,BTW Shropshire Union Canal Montgomery etc BranchesNewtown to Frankton junction 1"v to 1 mile; 1/2500 Shropshire Union Canal Aqualate estate Site no.6 23/03/1970; SUC Prees Branch 1:100 and 1/2500 Culvert east of Sydney Bridge No.7 1971; Plan of Wappenshall to Preston upon the Weald Moors proposed improvements D8660; notes from a meeting 4/05/1964 vested bridges; Shropshire Union Canal Society Nov 1970 letter relating to Ellesmere Port Locks and Basin re certain bridges Caughall, Crows Nest, Bunbury, Burrows, Hawkes Moor, Chebdon, Skew, Brewood, Gifford Cross, Baddiley, Wrenbury Heath, Wrenbury Lift, Church, Steer Bridge; Salop County Council Vested bridges, Road improvements at Wappenshall,, Draught Heads of Agreement in respect of Vested Bridges, No.79 Maesbury Marsh, No 80 Spickets Coedyrae, No.81 Mill Arm Maesbury Mill, No.85 crickheath, No.87 WaenWen, No.88 Pant, No 90 Old Rail Road No.7 Sydney, No.13 Wappenshall; hand copied maps showing locations of these bridges; Estimated costs for replacing county canal bridges with maps; details of proposed demolition of the Preston upon the Weald Moors canal bridge Structure no.563 May 1985; Llangollen Waterloo Canal bridge No.5 Feb 1982, demolition of bridges
Report "Financing of water-based recreation" Hydraulics Research Station June 1982; Technical note G/86/1 "Tideway System" from Hydraulic Research Ltd, Sept 1985; Hydraulics Research Ltd, "Researched and Commissioned Projects 1981; Folder with leaflets re, "Tidal Engineering" by Hydraulics Engineering; Folder with leaflets re, "Tidal Engineering" by Estuary Engineering; Folder with leaflets re, "River Flood Control" by Hydraulics Engineering; Marketting brochures for Hydraulic Engineering Ltd re "sewer Analysis" "Spate Flow Facility" "Groundwater Services" "Port Services" "Dams and Reservoirs" "Field Data Collection" "Coastal Harbours" "The Thanmes Barrier", folder of leaflets about the "Tideway System"; Report "A computational model of the River Severn - Avonmouth to Worcester flood alleviation study, Volume 1 (Text and Tables) Report EX945 March 1981Report "A computational model of the River Severn - Avonmouth to Worcester flood alleviation study, Volume 2 (Figures only) Report EX945 March 1981; British Transport Docks Board Report on Research 1980; British Waterways "The demand for Boating on Inland Waterways- Darlington Amenity Research Trust, August 1981; "List of Pleasure Boats Licensed or Registered on BWB Waterways 1968-1978. Recreation planning working paper No.6 "Inland Waterway Moorings"; Booklet "The Kennet and Avon Canal in Wiltshire"; Booklet "The Kennet and Avon Canal in Berkshire"; Recreation planning working paper No 4 "Kennet and Avon Canal - A report onf visitor surveys" Nov 1978; Report on "The Kennet and Avon Canal Restoration" June 1977
Spare parts list Ruston oil engines class VO and VH Publication no 8458 (Revised); Ruston oil engine VRH, VRHL, VRHN, VRHZ publication 8982; "Neal" drivers handbook, operation and maintenance instructions for crane model 70; Parsons Type "B" , "D" "F" "H" "J" "M" Installation and Maintenance guide Marine reverse and Reduction gears; Lister Petrol and Petrol parrafin engines type G1, GK1, G2, GK2; Illustrated spare parts and working instructions for "The Smith Eight excavator"; JAP Industrial engine Model 55 Twin cylinder refernce book and parts list; Instruction book for 4 cylinder industrial engine units Ford products, Instructions for Johnson 2inch and 3 inch pumps; drawing jib details Smith Rodley 10 ton diesel shunting crane; Allen cutting units; Instruction card 188/1145 spare parts list Mark CDM and CEM marine engines; details "Severn Progress engine details; leaflet Kockums Supertyfon air whistle; booklet Maintenance manual and spare parts list 6 - 11 accessories for Armstrong Siddeley Diesels 14 -22; The Allen self propelled motor scythe model TS 1968; Jones cranes KL15 spare parts book; Lister air cooled diesel engines HA HB HS; BREVO spare parts list; villiers Sycle scythe user handbook 7 7/1, 10, 10/1, 12 12/1, 15 four stroke engines; Bristol Duplex air cooled 2 stage air compressors ATS 80 ATS 138 ATS 139 ATS 188; Ford Motor Company 4 and 6 cylinder diesel Industrial engines; Ford motor company 562E 563E 4 cyl OVH Industrial engines, Spare parts Seagul engine; Jiohnson 9 1/2 Model 9R73 and 9RL73 owners manual 1973; BMC "VEDETTE" marine engine operation manual; VM Diesel DM 842, DM 862, DM 862A operation and parts manual; Ford Industrial engine 2710 range; Drawing 63495 Smith Rodley 10 Ton shunting crane lattice jib construction; Lister Marine Oil Engine type 616 MGR running instructions and spare parts list; Dorman diesel engine 4DW 4DW 5 ton Smith crane Gloucester; Dougas Industrial Truck Model 7 Instruction and operation 2FT; Bryce hydraulic operation and spare parts list; Ruston Marine Oil engine VCBM, VEBM, VGBM reverse and reduction gears; Wiring diagram for starting equipment 12 volt Armstrong Siddeley 1956; Ruston instruction manual YWA; Ruston YE Instruction manual; Ruston VCRM VERM