Manchester Ship Canal

Transport - Canals


Year: 1957         Item #: 1598         Views: 14,002         Comments: 1

Manchester Ship Canal

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A view of No. 9 Dock, looking towards the city centre. The large building at the head of this dock is No. 2 Grain Elevator, which has a storage capacity of 40,000 tons. The dock is equipped with the most up-to-date cargo-handling facilities in the country.
Source: Lancashire Life Magazine, October 1957

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Comments by Ernie bills on 22nd January 2012 

Remember these images from my childhood, I was born a in Salford just over the road from the ship canal