Well, I thought it was interesting. The tops of the paddle gear racks are painted red. Usual practice elsewhere on the system is to paint them white.
So why are the Birmingham and Fazeley's Curdworth (and Minworth) locks' racks red-tipped?
(I told you I'd have some photos for you!)
Waverton Friday 23 February 2018 - Firstly an explanation for non boater about yesterdays crochet wall hanging. Its on memory of Joe Skinner an old boatman who worked his boat with a horse...
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