Who can you spot in these throw back pictures of fun on Sheffield's canals?
Who can you spot in these throw back pictures of fun on Sheffield's canals?

21 pictures to remind you of life on Sheffield's waterways in the 90s and noughties

Whether you enjoyed a bite to eat on a floating restaurant or took part in the Dragon Boat Race or visited the Sheffield and Tinsley canal on a school trip, chances are we took your picture see who you can recognise in these throwback snaps.

By Lucy Ball
Monday, 14th September 2020, 12:30 pm

When it opened on 22 February 1819 a general holiday was called and crowds of spectators, reportedly 60,000, gathered to watch the first boats, a flotilla of 10 arrive from Tinsley.

Nowadays it is a place to escape city life, enjoy a barging holiday or spot of fishing. We have dug out 20 great pictures from the archive showing the people who give the canals its character.

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