The Restoration of James Brindley’s Last Canal and the Serious Threat from 21st Century Transport Infrastructure Developments

@inproceedings{Newman2016TheRO,
  title={The Restoration of James Brindley’s Last Canal and the Serious Threat from 21st Century Transport Infrastructure Developments},
  author={Alan Paul Newman and William F. Hunt},
  year={2016}
}
James Brindley is widely recognised as a pioneer of the British canal system. His last project was the proposal to provide a waterway from Chesterfield to the River Trent from where the local iron, coal and lead could be transported to their principal markets in London. By 1769 a route had been surveyed charting a course which indicated a move away from the earlier “contour following canals” to the much more ambitious routes taken by later British canals. This included the longest canal tunnel… CONTINUE READING

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