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Films about Stoke Bruerne

Using illustrations, video and archive footage the Stoke Bruerne Canal Partnership have put together these films to show you more of Stoke Bruerne's boating history, how locks work, and more.

Boats travelling past the Canal Museum Boating at Stoke Bruerne

Building Blisworth Tunnel

Using illustrations by Brian Collings, Peter Ralley describes how Blisworth Tunnel was built.

Want to know the difference between occasional, flight and staircase? Learn more about how locks work.

See how boats were 'legged' through tunnels at a time when horses were still used to pull boats along the canal.

Up to 50,000 gallons can be lost everytime water flows out of a lock to allow a boat to change levels. Learn how side ponds help conserve water.

Listen to a commercial boat operator describing the challenges of delivering coal in the second half of the twentieth century.

Last date edited: 4 December 2015