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Scenes at Egremont Ferry
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Scenes at Egremont Ferry 1901

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Scenes at Egremont Ferry 1901

United Kingdom

The launch of the Egremont ferry made strolling along the promenade there a popular day trip for Merseysiders. It offered panoramic views of Liverpool's skyline, a stretch of sea-shore and access to the attractions of New Brighton. Industrial expansion on the east side of the Wirral during the late 19th century also brought employment and led to greater urbanisation.

The Egremont Pier was dismantled in 1948 after a coaster collided with it.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Wallasey River ferries

Collection

On the Move

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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