Seaforth sands (Liverpool OHR)

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Seaforth sands (Liverpool OHR)

Postby Paul McCabe » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:01 am


Above is a pic of Seaforth Sands station (unsure of date but almost certainly pre WW2 I would think), notice that standing like bookends are The Caradoc pub to the left & The Gateway Hotel (formerly The St Winifred's pub) to the right.

Now check out the same 'Bookends' taken in September 2011.


Has anyone ever noticed the ornate brickwork interwoven on the wall between the 'Bookends'....?? shows the Overhead railway.

I often wonder if the people in those houses realise that trains used to thunder through the space that is now their loft.......!!!!!!!

I'm the nerd in the high viz vest doing a poor impersonation of 'Casey Jones' !!$$??.

Amazingly there was neither a Robin Reliant nor 'White Van man' on duty that day.

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Postby Drift » Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:59 pm

I think I remember before those houses where built there where the remnants of a bridge between the "bookends", would that be right?
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Postby Bootle Lad » Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:23 am

The Chimney to the left of the Winny was Robinson's Engineering on Knowsley Rd with Barry's Tea Rooms to the right on the corner of Bulwer St and Knowsley Rd with the advertising on the side of it, the chimney to the left is Robinsons other foundry on the corner of Bowles St and Akenside St and in the background is Johnsons Dyeworks
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Postby terryb » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:57 pm

my dad worked in the stores robinson's eng, way ahead of there time on power tools arcoy drills,and saws
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Re: Seaforth sands (Liverpool OHR)

Postby Dan » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:52 am

Seaforth Sands Bridge. Junction of Rimrose and Knowsley Roads


Seaforth Sands Station


Winifred Hotel on right. Robinson's factory also in picture.




Another view of Station



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Re: Seaforth sands (Liverpool OHR)

Postby filsgreen » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:26 am

Great photo's, thanks once again, Dan.
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