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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
Gordon Thomas standing on the lower dock of the Boat Lift, 1899
Gordon Thomas in caisson wheel housing
Gordon Thomas posing in a caisson wheel housing - 1899
2 canal boats waiting to go into the caisson at the top of the Boat Lift
A Sunday School boat trip in the Boat Lift
Fishing at bottom with caisson in backgr
Top Lock Cottage
A Sunday school boat trip waiting at the bottom of the boat lift.
George Durran, the one legged lock keeper at Foxton Locks
Looking down Foxton Locks
A tunnel brush
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