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Motor Boats, River Kennet and Avon Canal, Reading (five of five)

Photograph from Reading Chronicle Collection - April 1956

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Motorboats on the River Kennet at Fobney Lock, Reading

A fleet of motor cruises set off from Reading along the River Kennet and Avon Canal, to demonstrate the suitability of the waterway for such a craft. They planned to travel to Theale but they could get no further than Burghfield Lock.

This photograph was published in the Berkshire Chronicle on 27 April 1956.

Museum object number REDMG : 1980.36.C300.2e

See related topic: Reading Chronicle