COLLECTION

At the museum we have an amazing collection of photographs, documents  and objects relating to the Foxton Boat Lift and Canal Heritage at Foxton Locks. Below is just a tiny selection of what we have.

Foxton Boat Lift illustration by Alex Riddet
Foxton Boat Lift illustration by Alex Riddet
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Gordon Thomas standing on the lower dock of the Boat Lift, 1899
Gordon Thomas standing on the lower dock of the Boat Lift, 1899
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Gordon Thomas in caisson wheel housing
Gordon Thomas in caisson wheel housing

Gordon Thomas posing in a caisson wheel housing - 1899

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2 canal boats waiting to go into the caisson at the top of the Boat Lift
2 canal boats waiting to go into the caisson at the top of the Boat Lift
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A Sunday School boat trip in the Boat Lift
A Sunday School boat trip in the Boat Lift
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Fishing at bottom with caisson in backgr
Fishing at bottom with caisson in backgr
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Top Lock Cottage
Top Lock Cottage
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A Sunday school boat trip waiting at the bottom of the boat lift.
A Sunday school boat trip waiting at the bottom of the boat lift.
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George Durran, the one legged lock keeper at Foxton Locks
George Durran, the one legged lock keeper at Foxton Locks
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Looking down Foxton Locks
Looking down Foxton Locks
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A tunnel brush
A tunnel brush
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