Manchester Ship Canal

Transport > Canals

1 Comment

Manchester Ship Canal
Manchester Ship Canal
Year: 1957
Views: 19,740
Item #: 1598
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

Comment by: Ernie bills on 22nd January 2012 at 13:06

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