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THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL
A HIGHWAY LAID WITH WATER.

 

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PART I. ― BACKGROUND


Chapter I. - Transport Evolution


Chapter II. - The Parliamentary Hurdle


Chapter III. - The Canal Builders


Chapter IV. - Canal Engineering



PART II. ― BUILDING THE CANAL


Chapter V. - The Personalities


Chapter VI. - The Idea Takes Hold


Chapter VII. - the Construction Project



PART III. ― THE ROUTE


Chapter VIII. - Braunston Junction to Marsworth Junction



Chapter IX.   - Marsworth to Uxbridge



Chapter X.    - Uxbridge to Brentford, and the Paddington
 Arm



PART IV. ― THE COMING OF THE RAILWAYS


Chapter XI. - The Railway Onslaught


Chapter XII. - The Years of Decline (I.)


Chapter XIII. - The Years of Decline (II.)



PART V. ― POSTSCRIPT


Chapter XIV. - The Grand Union Canal Company (1929-1947)


Chapter XV. -
State Ownership


Other Local History Titles Relating to Tring



ADDENDA

Time Line

The Company Chairmen

Glossary of terms

Bibliography

Preface and Introduction to

BRADSHAW'S CANALS AND NAVIGABLE RIVERS
of
ENGLAND AND WALES
(1928 edition)


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