Barge on the Union Canal at Bantaskine

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1910
Description
View of barge and three banksmen, one on board and two on the towpath. Bantaskine bridge is in the background.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1910
Subject notes
Banksmen inspected the canal embankments for leaks. They had to be spotted and repaired speedily to prevent the canal bank being breached and collapsing. The banksmen also removed weed and any other rubbish.
Accession number
P06841

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