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The profitable canal

London Canal Museum main home page Enquiry 3 Brindley - the pioneer Bridgewater Water Puddled clay The Canal Duke's Acts Changing attitudes A profitable canal
  Perhaps the most important lesson of the Bridgewater canal was that canals could make huge profits. The Duke made a large profit from it and the price of coal in Manchester fell dramatically. This made it possible for many other industries to prosper. Industry prospered because of canals  
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