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Canal boat lift takes place in conservation project bbc.co.uk

The oldest narrow boat in the Canal and River Trust's collection has been lifted out of Gloucester Docks to be restored and displayed in a museum. Northwich, built in 1898, is an unpowered narrow boat which would have been towed or pulled by a horse. Steve Bagley, of the Canal and River Trust, said: "Caring for these vessels is not easy, their sheer size presents challenges." Three other boats lifted from the docks are being put into storage.... click for full story