Expert leggers Daniel Jinks and Ernest Wood. The two men demonstrate the process of 'legging' through Barnton Tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal. Early canal tunnels had no tow-paths, so to propel the boat through the tunnel two people had to lay on their backs on the boat, and push the boat along using their feet on wall of the tunnel. The Barnton Tunnel was over 500 yards long.
Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy two wresling greats, are the 2 johns going to look like this in a few years time?
My nan used to watch this every Saturday afternoon... well there was only 3 channels then. Fat old men sitting on each other. - WORLD OF SPORT (UK TV series) Wrestling with Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy, 1965 - 1985
Classic sitcom Butterflies set to take flight once more - with Carla Lane and Wendy Craig both on board
Butterflies About a mother of two grown sons who is having a bit of an identity crisis now her boys are grown, she loves her husband but starts a platonic relationship with another man which makes her feel good about herself and guilty at the same time
What an amazing photo this is- two worlds split in the middle; on the right the buildings appear clean elegant and the clean street filled with well dressed men; on the left, coal, dirt, working man and the buildings seem old and decrepit.