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Brentford Lock: barge, lock keeper and bargee, 1973

BargeePeter Young took these photos on a sunny spring day, May 2nd 1973 at Brentford Lock. The daffodils look like they are nearly over.

The first takes in a leather-jacketed bargee and the second gives a wider view of the same spot, with one of the lock keepers and a different bargee.

A third photo taken on the same day gives us a panoramic view with some of the same individuals and barges; this page includes a map of the area if you are lost and links to other views of Thames Lock.

A fourth photo from the same day shows the two lock keepers at work.

Does anyone recognise the bargee or the lock keepers? Please get in touch if you can help.

Barge at Brentford Lock

Full list of Peter's photos

Published January 2017