Saving the past for the future

THE Yorkshire Ex-Commercial Barge Club specialise in industrial history preservation.

Its members are all owners of private vessels and welcome support in helping them fight the odds to save these craft and thus save the past for the future.

These craft are so important that the National Historic Ships has registered the entire fleet.

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The club has produced this short documentary by Mark Harrison of craft on the Aire & Calder barges to highlight the increasing difficulties in preserving and maintaining these historic barges.

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