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Changing attitudes to canals

London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 3 Brindley - the pioneer Bridgewater water Puddled clay The Canal Duke's Acts Changing attitudes The profitable canal
  The Bridgewater Canal changed peoples' attitudes to canals, especially politicians, land owners, and industrialists. It demonstrated what was possible. Canals really were a practical idea. For example coal for factories was now easily available in Manchester, whereas before the canal it was expensive and scarce. Darwing - horse pulling a boat on a canal