Construction of Manchester Ship Canal - wreck of the Bridgewater Locks

Construction of Manchester Ship Canal - wreck of the Bridgewater Locks

The Lock was damaged, essentially by undermining of its foundations and the weight of water, by an unusually high tide on the night of 2nd February 1892, resulting in its collapse.

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Image ID :
2578476
Image type :
Photograph
Published :
1892
Author :
Birtles, T.
Category :
Source :
M706B Album of photographs of the construction of Manchester Ship Canal … , 1888-9. In Red Box File.
Credit :
Institution of Civil Engineers
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