Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu May 17, 2018 9:18 pm

Liverpool Overhead Railway, And The Dockers Umbrella 1950s.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri May 25, 2018 2:49 am

Liverpool Docks, Crab Cranes, Hoppers and silos at Open berth South Alexander 3rd Feb 1974. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu May 31, 2018 2:41 am

Old railway tracks across Regent Road with Bankfield railway goods depot Liverpool docks.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu May 31, 2018 2:44 am

Canada Dock Goods station is seen looking north-east from Regent Road on 19 August 1971. An MD&HB locomotive is leaving the station and heading into the dock system with a rake of box vans.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:41 pm

The Pier Head and the Overhead Railway 1928. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:38 pm

George's Dock Liverpool 1870.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:33 pm

Another photo of The Dockers Umbrella. The Overhead was the world's first electric elevated railway and the first to be protected by electric automatic signals. The line stretched from the Seaforth Carriage Shed to Herculaneum Dock, with public services beginning and terminating at Alexandra Dock in the north. There were eleven intermediate stations at Brocklebank, Canada, Sandon, Clarence, Princes, Pier Head, James Street, Custom House, Wapping, Brunswick and Toxteth. However, it was soon found that receipts outside working hours were poor and a decision was taken to extend the line and to tap residential areas. A short extension to Seaforth sands was opened on April 30th, 1894, followed by another to Dingle on December 21, 1896.


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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Mack » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:54 pm

Lovely pics Joe,

Thanks for sharing :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby filsgreen » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:12 am

Thanks for the information, Joe, what a pity they knocked it down. :(
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:50 pm

Thanks for your comments, Mack and Phil. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:01 pm

Liverpool Overhead Railway with docks steam train underneath, 1948. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:54 am

Cargill Plc Regent Road Bootle, Merseyside. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:25 am

Pierhead Liverpool 1925. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Sheelagh Tequila » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:59 pm

Thank you Joe, your photos bring back so many memories, I can close my eyes and live 50/60 years ago.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby henry » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:20 pm

fatboyjoe90 wrote:Liverpool Overhead Railway with docks steam train underneath, 1948. :wink:

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The trains we called puffing billy
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:11 am

Pier Head Bus Terminus circa the 1970s. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:33 am

Photo of Kate Bush in Liverpool 1979. :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:33 am

Pavement artist outside the Old Custom House, 1894. :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby filsgreen » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:07 am

Thanks for posting, Joe. :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:27 pm

Thanks for that Phil. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Silver-Haired-Hippy » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:23 am

Brilliant photos Joe! thanks for putting them on.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:05 pm

Thanks for that Loretta, it's nice to get some feedback now and then. :wink: :D :D :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:20 am

The Landing Stage 1950s. :wink: If anyone with good eyesight can tell me the name on her side. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:32 pm

The club ship landfall, seen here at the Collingwood Dock. On Regent Road 1970s :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Invicta » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:26 pm

fatboyjoe90 wrote:The Landing Stage 1950s. :wink: If anyone with good eyesight can tell me the name on her side. :wink: :D
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My eyes not good enough Joe but presume IOM boat so Mona’s Isle or Ben M Cree.
Keep up the good working “ loving your stuff”. :lol:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:31 am

Thanks, Ken your eyes must be as bad as mine, thanks for trying. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:34 am

John Neary, Liverpool`s last full-time fisherman pictured mending his nets on the"cockle hole" slipway with Cammell lairds in the background, the yard`s sheds not built yet. Photo by E Chambre Hardman FRPS by courtesy of the National Trust. :wink: :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:52 am

Paul McCartney and Wings at the Pier Head. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:59 pm

Pier Head Tram & Ferry Terminus 1902. :wink: :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:48 am

A scene on the Liverpool landing stage in October 1957. :wink: :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:56 pm

Clarence Dock 1974. :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:48 am

Fruit stall holders at the Pier Head 1960s. :wink: :D :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:23 am

Early photographs of dockers at work are quite rare, which is surprising considering their contribution to the growth of Liverpool. They were a tough breed, surviving on casual labour which was rarely more than a day’s work at a time. The second photograph shows dockers ‘on the stand’ at Alexandra Docks (I think), going through the ritual of being picked by a foreman for a day’s work. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:05 pm

Tobacco-Warehouse View from Collingwood Dock. :wink: :)
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:41 am

Royal iris at the landing stage. :wink: :D
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