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Virtual Waterways - hundreds of years of canal and inland waterways history unlocked.
What is Virtual Waterways?
The Waterways Archives collect, preserve and make publicly available rich and diverse records in many forms, including plans, drawings, accounts, photographs and audio-visual recordings. At their core are the archives of British Waterways and the early canal companies, which trace the history of Britain‘s inland waterways back to its very roots.
It is an archival resource covering the history of canals from the 17th century to the near present day. It will bring together information from 15 archives across the UK and aims to stimulate and encourage wider public use of waterways‘ archives.
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