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Castlefields boat dock

By Ffynnoncadno  
Castlefields Boat dock at the Black Country Living Museum was once a hive of activity where canal boats were built and repaired. Today it houses historic narrowboats under restoration.
Castlefields boat dock is typical of the many on the Black Country canal system of the period and is equipped to build new working craft and to repair those of iron or composite construction. The dock can accommodate three boats, drawn sideways out of the water by winches onto the slip.


Tags: Transport Black country living museum Fellows Morton and Clayton historic narrowboats

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Comments


Robert51 14 11 132 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 8:25AM
Great image that looks straight out of Peaky Blinders...
11 Feb 2021 8:55AM
Attend the 1940s weekend there, Fantastic place.
bluesandtwos 13 542 1 England
11 Feb 2021 9:22AM

Quote:Attend the 1940s weekend there, Fantastic place.


Agreed! A great place anytime, but the 40s 'dos' are amongst the best!

Dave
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
11 Feb 2021 2:03PM
A lovely capture. Lots of interest to see and great tones.

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