"We must thank I.A.Recordings and the late Keith Gale for recording the last days of operation of the John Bradley sections mill in the English West Midlands.
"...excellent recording and commentary..." (Steel Times)
"The quality of video photography is Superb" (Canal &
"These productions have lost none of their fascination" (Waterways World)
"It is a tribute to the graphics, cartography and production of this DVD that the development of the entire system is covered clearly and concisely" (Waterways World)
"The photography and graphics are far superior to the products of
almost any of the film makers whose videos regularly feature on this page"
"I.A.Recordings are to be congratulated for having the foresight to
record this and other vanishing practices of the Industrial age and indeed,
should be supported" (Archive)
"Mesmerising and memorable" (Waterways World)
"Once again these scenes are unrepeatable." (Waterways World)
"...we are treated to a commentary from Captain Jim Pearson as he steers up the cut. And what steering!" (Waterways World)
"Capturing scenes on board and from the shoreline with much atmosphere.
"A running commentary by Captain Jim Pearson dispenses gems of information.
"Highly evocative and essential viewing for all supporters of waterway
"Considering the appalling conditions in the workings, the filming is
excellent and well complimented by diagrams and graphics" (Waterways World)
"The in-depth coverage of pans being handled is utterly
"Portrays in a vivid fashion what our larger inland
waterways are capable of" (Archive)
"...records of working techniques for the future historian...this one, for many, will be a revelation."
"...a picture is worth a thousand words" (Waterways World)