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5. Building the Manchester Ship Canal.


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Apologies to all of you who have seen these photos previously, but there will be many of you who have not come across them before. On completion I shall not be leaving them on here, anyone who wishes to do so should copy them as we go along.

 

Collapse of Bridgewater lock wall separating the canal from the river Mersey at Runcorn.

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Bridgewater Lock collapse from the West Dam.

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Cadishead new station.

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Dug out canoe found at Partington.

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City of London Salt Union Steam Barge.

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Clearing the area around a Ruston and Dunbar Steam Navvy.

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Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal near Trafford Bridges.

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Construction work on the Manchester Ship Canal.

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Culvert Openings for Weston-Mersey Lock, all cut by hand.

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