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Norton Collection of photographs of boats

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Photographs of canals and canal boats, mainly Ellesmere Port and Runcorn area. Photographs by John Stevenson - Boats featured are 'Argo', 'Shad','Mountbatten' and 'Kepple'. boatpeople mentioned are Rose and Fred Gibbs with Mrs Leah Tolly. Images show traditional decoration inside the boats eg. lace plates, crochet lace, brass doorknobs and horse brasses, painted watercans by Tony Lewery.(19 prints in total) Other photographs in collection by unknown photographer(s) Water feeder supply channel near Paddington lock supplying water to the Runcorn, Latchford canal(Black Bear Section) at Manor Lock, Latchford, Warrington (1957) Manor Lock, Latchford (1960) Sankey Bridges raised(1960) Steam train on Hesketh Bank viaduct(1960) Ryders Yard, Leeds showing wideboat under construction Preston Basin showing dereliction and abandoned wideboat in dewatered basin (1960) Ainscough's flour Mill, Burscough (c1960) Simpson Davies yard, Big Pool, Runcorn c1960 and Big Pool, Runcorn James Mayer's Yard, Tarleston

Date

1960-1970

Reference code

CRT/NORTON

Creator

Stevenson, John

Extent & medium

approx 65 items

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