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By Andy Wood

A resurgence in canal recovery has noticeable many British canals reopen long ago 3 a long time, yet many are nonetheless deserted, a few even vanished less than roads, railways and constructions. Many hundreds of thousands of path 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 due to loss of exchange. 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 below the M74 highway, and the Aberdare Canal. Andy wooden provides us a quick heritage of every of the misplaced canals, from the Athlone Canal to the Trewydda Canal.

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