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River Mersey Collection

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The last watch at the Brunswick Dock, (left to right), acting dockmaster Alec Broadbent

The last watch at the Brunswick Dock, (left to right), acting dockmaster Alec Broadbent, gatemen Bob Bennett, Cyril Vine, Charles Goldson and Geoff Dawson. 3rd January 1975

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Scenes at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 8th February 1949

Scenes at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 8th February 1949

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Views of Liverpool, including St. Johns Beacon. 13th July 1989

Views of Liverpool, including St. Johns Beacon. 13th July 1989

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 22nd January 1989

Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 22nd January 1989

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The White Star liner 'Albertic'docking in the Gladstone Graving Dock

The White Star liner "Albertic"docking in the Gladstone Graving Dock
The White Star liner " Albertic" docking in the Gladstone Graving Dock, the first ship to do so after its opening. Merseyside. December 1927

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Gladstone Dock, Bootle, Merseyside. Circa 1927

Gladstone Dock, Bootle, Merseyside. Circa 1927

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Construction of the Queensway Tunnel, Liverpool. 30th December 1929

Construction of the Queensway Tunnel, Liverpool. 30th December 1929

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Tranmere Oil Terminal, showing the tanks under construction. circa 1960

Tranmere Oil Terminal, showing the tanks under construction. circa 1960

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Queen Elizabeth II, opening the Langton River Entrance at Langton Dock System

Queen Elizabeth II, opening the Langton River Entrance at Langton Dock System. December 1962

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge, by floodlight, which links Widnes and Runcorn

The Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge, by floodlight, which links Widnes and Runcorn. It was lit by floodlight as part of the celebrations for the silver jubilee of King George V. May 1935

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: A ferry makes its way to Wallasey on the Mersey River, as the tugs come in from

A ferry makes its way to Wallasey on the Mersey River, as the tugs come in from the Mersey Bar. 16th November 1972

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Mersey Tunnel Opening, Liverpool, July 1934 by King George IV and Queen Mary

Mersey Tunnel Opening, Liverpool, July 1934 by King George IV and Queen Mary

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Views of Liverpools waterfront. 13th July 1989

Views of Liverpools waterfront. 13th July 1989

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Views of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and the Grain Silo, currently being demolished

Views of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and the Grain Silo, currently being demolished. 13th July 1989

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Clarence Dock. Vauxhall, Liverpool. May 1928

Clarence Dock. Vauxhall, Liverpool. May 1928

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: A couple enjoy the magic mood created by the fog at Liverpools Albert Dock

A couple enjoy the magic mood created by the fog at Liverpools Albert Dock. 26th January 1992

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: A view of the dockside gantry cranes from the roof of Number One Gladstone Dock shed

A view of the dockside gantry cranes from the roof of Number One Gladstone Dock shed, Liverpool. March 1927

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Queen Elizabeth II, in Merseyside to open the Langton River Entrance at Langton Dock

Queen Elizabeth II, in Merseyside to open the Langton River Entrance at Langton Dock System. The Queen smiles at Mr Arnet Robinson a few moments before leaving Canada Dock to return to the city

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Liverpool Tower topping out. Pat O Connor (left) of County Cavan

Liverpool Tower topping out. Pat O Connor (left) of County Cavan and David Lewis of Swansea drink to the job. 15th March 1967

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The Queensway Mersey Tunnel entrance, Liverpool, England 9th May 1934

The Queensway Mersey Tunnel entrance, Liverpool, England 9th May 1934 Picture shows work on the entrance to the tunnel, well on the way to being finished

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: John Prescott, Jimmy Knapp and Joan Wally on board the Woodchurch Ferry

John Prescott, Jimmy Knapp and Joan Wally on board the Woodchurch Ferry, on the River Mersey. Picture taken 7th May 1993

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The A554 Wallasey promenade April 1939

The A554 Wallasey promenade April 1939

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The men who made the final push - driver Danny Williams (left) and shift boss Bill Joblin

The men who made the final push - driver Danny Williams (left) and shift boss Bill Joblin. Second tunnel breakthrough. The Kingsway Tunnel is a road tunnel under the River Mersey in Merseyside

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The 29, 000 ton bulk carrier Star Acadia was launched at Cammell Lairds shipbuilding yard

The 29, 000 ton bulk carrier Star Acadia was launched at Cammell Lairds shipbuilding yard Birkenhead. The Star Acadia entering the River Mersey as tugs wait to help her into the fitting out basin

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Crowded ferry boats operated a faster than usual shuttle service from Birkenhead

Crowded ferry boats operated a faster than usual shuttle service from Birkenhead, Merseyside, to cope with increased traffic. Circa 1960

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: The Cunard vessel Scythia waits for the American Dock strike to finish before leaving her

The Cunard vessel Scythia waits for the American Dock strike to finish before leaving her Huskisson Dock berth. 10th February 1969

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Picture taken from the River Mersey towards Birkenhead, showing the Docks, Wirral

Picture taken from the River Mersey towards Birkenhead, showing the Docks, Wirral, Merseyside. 31st May 1975

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Aerial view of Kings Dock part of the Liverpool South Docks system which became redundant

Aerial view of Kings Dock part of the Liverpool South Docks system which became redundant in 1972. It covers 14.6 Hectares. 19th January 1987

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: Construction of the Queensway Tunnel, which is one of The Mersey Tunnels, circa 1930s

Construction of the Queensway Tunnel, which is one of The Mersey Tunnels, circa 1930s

Background imageRiver Mersey Collection: A cold January morning at Princes Dock, Liverpool. Circa January 1972

A cold January morning at Princes Dock, Liverpool. Circa January 1972


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