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Free Wheels on April 14, 2011

Hi Ian, the canal boats could carry thirty tons at a time with only one horse pulling. However, they usually required a Skipper, 2 crewmen and a boy to lead the horse. One of the main reasons for heavy loads being taken by road was cost. The boat men couldn't make thirty tons pay.

Cheers

Mark

GasGasL€X on September 9, 2013

Fabulous old scow.. slowly rotting... Great find...

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  • Uploaded on March 14, 2011
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    by ian1949
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-410
    • Taken on 2008/06/17 14:46:33
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 37.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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