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Canal Boat Trip, Dudley Tunnel Entrance, Dudley

A crowd of people taking tea on one of the earliest pleasure trips in a canal boat at the entrance to the north portal of the Dudley Tunnel at Castle Mill Basin on the Dudley Canal Navigations' No. 1 Canal. This photograph was taken only a year after commercial traffic had been stopped on the canal. The basin therefore, at this point, can be seen to be wide enough and deep enough to allow a lot of…