Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

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Postby lynne99 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:06 pm

Joe, what a lovely van and drivers. Think I want one :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:30 am

Thanks Lynne, I'll see what i can do for you. :wink: :D :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:34 am

Liverpool 2 container terminal on the Mersey.
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Liverpool is getting a direct cargo shipping service to America - and port bosses say the move shows Merseyside could start winning business from southern ports as Brexit worries bite.
Last July the Port of Liverpool announced it would be welcoming more giant vessels as shipping giants Maersk and MSC temporarily moved Transatlantic services to the Mersey.
They shifted the services after disruption at the Port of Felixstowe caused congestion there.
Now 2M, an alliance between Maersk and MSC, has confirmed Liverpool will become a permanent calling point on its TA4 service connecting Europe with several US ports.

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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:43 am

Wapping Dock no date. :wink: :)
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:14 am

Princes Dock 1990s :wink: :)

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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:13 am

Overhead Railway,Pier-head station, Outside the Liver Building. :wink: :)
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:32 am

Grain Silo Demolition Site, on Coburg Dock. :wink:

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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:11 am

The image below shows the construction of the Liver Building in 1908.

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A year earlier, Liverpool celebrated 700 years of municipal history, with mayors of neighbouring towns coming to celebrate at a luncheon at the Town Hall.
Construction of the Royal Liver Building began in 1907, with the above image depicting the foundation of stone being laid. It was designed as an office for the employees of the Royal Liver Group and was one of the first buildings in the world to be built out of reinforced concrete. The building opened three years later on 19th July 1911.
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Postby efc46 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:55 am

this is fascinating Joe luv it/davey
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:52 am

Thanks for your comments Davey, :wink: it amazes me when i find these wonderful old photos. :wink:
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:53 am

Waterloo Grain Warehouse no date. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:17 am

Baird Avenue Rimrose Estate, is the Mamouth crane in the background. :wink:
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Postby efc46 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:04 am

from memory Billy Higgins lived on that estate Joe
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:12 am

Thanks for that Davey. :wink:
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:16 am

Huskisson Dock No3. :wink:
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:44 am

Unveiling H.M.King Edward VII Statue Pier Head 1921. :wink: :) :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:33 am

Liverpool Overhead railway dismantling 1958. I think the pub on the right is the Seven Steps. :wink:
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:39 am

Royal Liver Building Taken From Wapping Arch 1989 :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby efc46 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:34 am

my oh my is that is one of our crane Routledges I worked a little bit on the last bit of the demolition so so sad and yet at the time the Mersey dock and harbor said cost of maintenance to expensive shame on them sad memory /thanks Joe P.S. you should write a book Joe
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:53 am

Thanks for your comments, Davey they are most welcome, regarding writing a book I'm far too stupid for that. :wink: :D
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:54 am

The spectacular view, from the top of one of the Clarence Dock Power Station Chimneys in 1952. :wink: :)

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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:13 am

Construction of the Atlantic Tower Hotel 1970. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:24 am

Liverpool waterfront 1915

By this time, only 7% of ships coming into Liverpool were sailing vessels, and the development of steamships soon meant the Albert Dock, with its narrow entrances, could not handle the pressures of 20th-century shipping activity.

Several more buildings were added to the Albert Dock after its opening in 1846, including a house for the pier-master that still stands today. The house was one of four built on Albert Parade but was the only one left standing following heavy bombings during WWII. The Piermaster’s role was to ensure the safe passage of ships leaving and entering the dock during high tide.
The Liver Building, which opened in 1911, was the tallest buildings in Europe until 1932 and the tallest in Great Britain until 1961. Sitting amongst the Three Graces, the Liver Building is by far one of the most recognisable buildings along Liverpool’s waterfront. :wink: :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:17 am

Roberts Street, Wapping, looking towards Waterloo Road 1968. :wink: :)


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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:29 am

The Tobacco Warehouse, view from the Collingwood Dock. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:50 am

Gladstone Dock, 2010. :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:34 am

Coburg Dock, Dockers waiting to be paid. No date. :wink:
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:17 am

Cartwright Place of Byrom Street cira1933. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:24 am

Albert Dock circa 1980s :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby efc46 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:11 am

I worked in that area in the sixties nothing like that what an eyefull (cutting up tugs and barges in the dry docks Salthouse from memory ) the miracle transformation of the Albert docks of today Davey
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:23 am

Hiya Davey, Thanks for your comments, you must've worked in some of the dirtiest places in Liverpool. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:25 am

The Strand looking towards James Street. :wink: :)
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:41 am

Bramley Moore Dock Railway Bridge across the Dock Road. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:57 am

The Old Landing Stage. No Date. :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:20 am

The 1,070 ft long (326 m) and 130 ft wide (39.5 m) Gladstone Lock. :wink:
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