Bundle of pamphlets and booklets produced by British Waterways Board


Collection of reference books and pamphlets BW Freight Services - sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation-the improvement scheme BWB & South Yorkshire County Council - Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation Appraisal of the Improvement Proposals June 1977 BW booklet 'Six Years of Progress' May 1961 The Lee Conservancy Board and the West Ham corporation - Opening of the New Tidal Lock at Bromley-byBow by Major Sir William Prescott November 2nd 1932 Leaflet by Port of London Authority 'Port of London' Map of Docks 1954 Booklet - the Lee Conservancy Board by Transport and Industry Lee and Stort Navigations 1946 Booklet by British Transport Docks - Southampton Docks 1965 Booklet by British Transport Commission 'The Organisation of the British Transport Commission' November 1956 Booklet by British Waterways Transport 'British Waterways Display of Craft and Equipment' October 1957 (shows many images of working and leisure craft operated by BW and map of commercial waterways at this time) [CRT/BWLEEDS/9] Booklet by British Waterways Transport 'British Waterways' handbook setting out various service offered by British Waterways (many images) nd [CRT/BWLEEDS/10] Booklet by docks and Inland Waterways Executive 'British Waterways' Handbook gives many images and particulars of waterways organisation, operation of cargo transport by BW mid 20th century. Overview and history of waterways transport situation up to this date is comprehensive.[CRT/BWLEEDS/11] Booklet by British Waterways Board Amenity Services Division 'Recreational use of Inland Waterways - Data 1967-1974' (Statistics for leisure use of canals during this time period)[CRT/BWLEEDS/12]



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