BW197-2-8-38-1 Brentford including moored lighters, the construction of a new lock alongside an existing lock, the lockkeeper Jack Barlow and narrowboats including the butty "Kew" at Brentford depot. Date nd [1950s]
Canal barges at Bulls Bridge lay by, Southall, London, 1950. Still photograph taken during the making of the British Transport Films production, ‘Inland Waterways’, showing a view of canal barges in the lay by at Southall, Greater London.
Daventry, The Canal c.1965. A motorised narrow boat tows its butty along behind – on the open canal, the 'snubber' or towing rope was normally 60 feet long. They are heading south on the Grand Union Canal from Braunston Tunnel.
BW192-3-2-2-13-1-481 Pair of British Waterways narrowboats at Weedon on the Grand Union Canal Description Black and white photograph taken from beside the canal looking north, shows the motor in the foreground pulling a butty behind. The stationmasters house and a steam train are visible in the background. Date November 1957