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Many of these photograph?s may be available

from the Warrington Museum/Library and will

be of far superior quality to those viewed here.

1912ConstructingthenewbridgealongsidetheoldVictoriaBridge.jpg

1912. Constructing the new bridge alongside the old Victoria Bridge with possibly the very first 'Tower Crane' in warrington.

 

1912BuildingWarringtonnewbridge.jpg

1912. Building Warringtons new bridge.

 

1913JuneThefirsthalfofthebridgenearingcompletion.jpg

1913. June, The first half of the bridge nearing completion.

 

1912MakingpilesinaMerseyStreetworkyardforthenewbridge.jpg

1912. Making piles in a Mersey Street work yard for the new bridge.

 

1913AnewsinglearchbridgebeingbuiltalongsidetheoldVictoriabridge.jpg

1913. The new single arch bridge being built alongside the old Victoria bridge.

 

1913TheNewBridge.jpg

1913. The New Bridge completed.

 

19157thApriltestingthenewBridgewithtramcarssteamrollersandpeople.jpg

1915. 7th April. testing the new Bridge with tramcars steam rollers and people.

 

19137thJulyKingeorgeVQueenMarytheKingopenedtheNewBridgebypressinganelectricbu.jpg

1913. 7th July. King George V & Queen Mary, the King opened the New Bridge by pressing an electric button.

 

1913July11thKingGeorgeVQueenMarycrossingBankQuayBridge.jpg

1913. July 11th. King George V & Queen Mary crossing Bank Quay Bridge.

 

1913TheRoyalprocessionleavingCrosfieldsbycar.jpg

1913. The Royal procession leaving Crosfields by car.

 

1913Royalvisit.jpg

1913. July 11th. The Royal visit.

 

1913TheRoyalprocessionentersSankeyStreet.jpg

1913. July 11th. The Royal Procession enter Sankey Street.

 

1913Warringtonsfirstmotorisedfireengine001.jpg

1913. Warringtons first motorised fire engine.

 

1914WarringtonsfirstmotorisedfireengineinactionatafireinTMWestsArpleyCornMill.jpg

1914.Warringtons first motorised fire engine in action at a fire in T. M. Wests Arpley Corn Mill, the corner of the 'Packet House Inn can be seen right of picture.

 

1911WarringtonslastmilkhouseUpperBankStreet.jpg

1911. Warringtons last milk house in Upper Bank Street.

 

1911ButtermarketStreet.jpg

1911. Looking up Buttermarket Street towards the town centre

 

.1911BridgeStreet.jpg

1911. Petrol for sale by the can at Garlands shop in Bridge Street, the sign on the left is advertising the new site for Freeman Hardy & Willis, many of the older people of Warrington will remember their shoe shop on Bridge Street, now long gone.

 

1910Wilderspoolrailwaycrossing-1.jpg

1910. Wilderspool railway crossing, featuring the old & the new.

 

1910Wilderspoolrailwaycrossing.jpg

1910. An Express train rattling through the Wilderspool crossings.

 

1910WarringtonPostMan.jpg

1910. A smart Warrington Postman.

 

1910LatchfordTheRailwayPublicHouse.jpg

1910. The Railway Public House in Latchford village.

 

1894Jan1stWarringtondignitariesassembleontheSSHelvetiafortheofficialopeningoftheManchesterShipCanal-Copy.jpg

1894. Jan1st. Warrington dignitaries assemble on the SS. Helvetia for the official opening of the Manchester Ship Canal, the houses are in Ellesmere Road.

 

1890sMrBoothroydentertainswithhisbarrelorgan-Copy.jpg

1890s' Mr Boothroyd ( that's what the nameplate says anyway) and his helper entertains the public with his

barrel organ.

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No bullet proof car needed for the royal visit then eh :wink:

 

I've noticed how everyone used to wear hats. The men always seemed to wear caps either when they were working or out an about and the ladies often wore hats too when out and about.

 

Was this just to hide their grotty hair :lol::oops:

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