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The Great Railway Strike: comments and responses

The Great Railway Strike: food-distribution by the government - Hyde Park as depot
The files on this item are all drawn from the same edition of the Illustrated London News, from early October 1919. They all relate to a national railway strike which started on 27 September 1919.
During World War One, and its immediate aftermath, …

The Car - at Manchester.

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A series of photographs and commentary on the Manchester Motor Show of 1914, accompanied by a range of advertising. Some of the advertisements are directly related to cars, other relate to a range of consumer products such as patent medicines. Page…

The Mottram Viaduct of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway.

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The image shows a steam locomotive and freight wagons crossing the recently-completed viaduct at Mottram, Derbyshire, where an iron construction to support the track bed had replaced an earlier wooden construction. This had been achieved with minimal…

Entrance to the tunnel of the Liverpool & Manchester rail-way, Edge-Hill

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Wapping or Edge Hill Tunnel was constructed to enable goods services to operate between Liverpool docks and Manchester, as part of the planned Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It is said to be the first tunnel in the world to be bored under a city.…

"Cottonopolis" a Vulcan's Forge: A Manchester War Foundry

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Drawing of munitions production at the British Westlinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company's premises, with a short discussion.

'Lancashire is Delivering the Goods': munitions in the Manchester District - shell-production

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Drawing of munitions production in Manchester and nearby locations, with a short discussion

At Parades: Lord Kitchener at Liverpool and Manchester

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Three photographs and accompanying text, which includes a reference to dock strikes in Liverpool