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London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 1 The trouble with water... Too much and too little Boats don't move alone Extra horse power Coastal connections Less pounds, shillings, and pence
  Carriage by water cost a lot less than on land. One horse could carry up to 50 times as much cargo on water as on land and fewer men were needed. It was so much cheaper to carry goods on water that sometimes "long way round" water routes were used instead of short road routes. Picture of old coins  
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