Liverpool – Employees Leaving Alexandra Dock (1901)

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Edwardian workers leave the Liverpool docks at the end of another long shift.

I came across this short 4 minute film by chance whilst searching the internet for Alexandra Dock references. You can just about make out an Overhead Railway train pass over the dockers at one point. The metal girders supporting the ‘Dockers Umbrella’ as the railway was known as locally can be seen quite clearly.

A real blast from the past.

One thought on “Liverpool – Employees Leaving Alexandra Dock (1901)

  1. Debbie Wilson says:

    Great piece of film.
    My great grandfather was a carter on the docks, maybe he was amoung
    those here. unfortunately Killed by a bale of cotton falling on him.

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