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4. Building the MSC. Series 2.


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The steam barge 'Vale Royal' offloading railway sleepers at Stone Delph Lay bye (Sandy Cove) opposite Randles Sluices.

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Stockton Heath Wilderspool start of the canal excavation 5th May 1890.

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Steam Paddle Tug moored by the Old Quay Yard, Runcorn.

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Steam tugs moored on the Bridgewater canal at Runcorn, many of these small craft were used on the Ship canal for towing barges and also used as 'Pay Packet' boats travelling along the canal paying the canal staff who worked at remote locations.

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Steam launch 'Pattie' on the Old Quay canal.

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Launching a sailing ship from one of the Runcorn ship building yards at Old Quay, possibly 'Ables'.

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Sailing ships in 'Saltport Docks at Weston.

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Runcorn the last water lying in the Old Quay basin, Runcorn - 15th April 1893, the roof of the Old Quay swing bridge hydraulic tower can be seen centre picture behind the telegraph pole.

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Runcorn, Narrowboat families on the Bridgewater Canal.

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