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By Andy Wood

A resurgence in canal recovery has obvious many British canals reopen long ago 3 a long time, yet many are nonetheless deserted, a few even vanished below roads, railways and constructions. Many hundreds of thousands of direction miles of canal and navigation as soon as used to criss-cross the British Isles, serving collieries, iron mines, steelworks, cities and villages. From the beginning of the 20 th century onwards, lots of those canals closed down because of loss of alternate. a number of the misplaced canals are within the commercial belts of Scotland and Wales, with a smattering of Irish routes, from the Rockville Navigation through the Monkland Canal, now lower than the M74 toll road, and the Aberdare Canal. Andy wooden offers us a quick historical past of every of the misplaced canals, from the Athlone Canal to the Trewydda Canal.

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