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'CALEDONIAN ACCOUNT, the' added to 'My films'.

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The Caledonian Canal, built between 1803 and 1822 by Thomas Telford, to stimulate Highland social and economic regeneration in the post-Colloden era, while at this time Sir Walter Scott was romanticising the area in his writings. In the course of an autumn journey through the present day canal from Inverness to Fort William, Telford and Scott discuss their differing attitudes.

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